One fisherman dead and another missing as boat sinks off Maracas Bay

One man is dead and another missing at sea after the boat they were in sank this morning.

CNC3 news understands that three men boarded a pirogue and set sail off the Maracas Bay.

It is reported that the vessel began taking in water causing it to sink.

One man was able to swim to shore and then informed the police about the developments,  but it was too late.

Around 8 am the body of 66-year-old Benedict Mc Clean washed ashore.

Members of the coast guard are currently combing the waters to locate the missing man.

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