Two drown at Maracas

Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 20:00

The Easter weekend has been marred with the drownings of two people at Maracas beach.

One of the men has been identified as 61-year-old Beville Simonette, of Tacarigua while the other man remains unidentified at this time.

Reports indicate that a lifeguard on duty was alerted to two men in difficulty in the water around 9.30 this morning.

The lifeguard rushed in to save the men but discovered that Simonette was already dead.

Reports indicate that the second man was pulled out of the water and rushed to hospital but died shortly after.