A 33-year-old father drowned at Brandon’s Beach, Brandon’s St Michael, on Sunday afternoon.
Police say the victim, Hussain Yusaf Mohammed Greene of Westbury Road, St Michael went to the beach with his friend and their three children. After liming on the sand they decided to go closer to the water’s edge.
The father of three Green had attempted to retrieve a ball that drifted away to sea. As he made his way back to the shore, he got into difficulties and his girlfriend and a woman at the beach had to assist him out of the water.
The two attempted to resuscitate him while an ambulance was summoned. He was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital but was later pronounced dead.