Body of 27-year-old man who disappeared in Mayaro waters Sunday, discovered on shore

Monday, March 28, 2016 - 20:00

The body of a 27-year-old man has been discovered on the sea-shore in Mayaro.

It's believe that he drowned after disappearing in the water on Sunday.

Police have identified the man as Trevin Lalla of Balmain, Couva.

He was discovered around 6.30 am on by a passerby, in the vicinity of JR Animal Farm, Grand Lagoon, Mayaro.

The Mayaro police were then contacted.

Lalla went missing around 4.45pm on Sunday while bathing with friends in the vicinity of New Lands Village, Guayaguayare beach. 

Relatives said that Lalla did not know how to swim.

His body was viewed by the District Medical Officer (DMO) Dr Chinedu and then taken to the Forensic Sciences Complex for an autopsy.