Police have said the body of a male reported missing was found in waters close to the shoreline at Oil Nut Bay on Virgin Gorda today, February 20, 2022.
"Police can confirm the body of a black male was found in the water but near the shoreline on Oil Nut Bay. VISAR responded and attended. He was pronounced dead at the scene around noon today. This death is not considered suspicious so far," the RVIPF stated in a brief press release.
Virgin Islands News Online was told that Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR) was alerted around 10:00am about a missing person who had gone for a stroll at Pajero Point.
A search party was executed by those who reported the man as missing.
According to VISAR, it was notified at around 10:40am that the body was found by the land-based search party.