Search on for body of teen believed to have drowned at beach

A teenager is suspected to have drowned at the Flower Pot beach near Pointe-a-Pierre.

The teen has been identified as 17-year-old Iverson Thomas of Sunset Drive, Plaisance Park, Pointe-a-Pierre.

According to reports, around 9 am on Tuesday, Thomas along with 19-year-old Lesedi Lewis went to the Flower Pot beach.

Thomas reportedly got into difficulties and disappeared under the water.

Marabella police was contacted and a team of officers visited the scene.

The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard was also contacted.

A search for the teen’s body proved futile.

Divers are expected to resume the search at 8 am on Wednesday.

More on this as information becomes available.

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