Second body recovered

first_imgJetty downingThe body of 10-year-old Timothy Yearwood, who reportedly drowned after plunging into the Atlantic Ocean at the seawall jetty around noon on Monday last, was found at the Buxton foreshore, East Coast Demerara (ECD) on Wednesday last.Yearwood, of Lot 65 Unity Mahaica, ECD, went missing on Monday last when he reportedly went swimming with his cousin, 14-year-old Timothy Robinson. Robinson’s body was recovered on Tuesday afternoon in the vicinity of the Hope Foreshore, ECD, while the search continued for 10-year-old Yearwood.The boys – 14-year-old Timothy Robinson, called “Dadoo,” and 10-year-old Timothy Yearwood – reportedly drowned after they had gone swimming at the seawall jetty.According to reports, the families of the boys became alarmed when the clothing of Robinson was found near some rocks at the jetty but the boys were nowhere in sight.Upon enquiring, the families of the boys were told that the two were seen swimming, and that Yearwood had begun to experience difficulties in the water, prompting Robinson to jump in to save him, but both had failed to resurface.However, another narrative told to the boys’ families indicated that the two had been gambling in a boat when they fell overboard.And yet another narrative was that two older boys who had been seen with the missing boys were reportedly seen running from the said jetty just before the clothing of Robinson was found.last_img

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