The man has been identified as Dwight “Nibbs” Tyrell of St. Johnson Village.
His body was found after he was reported missing at approximately 8:30pm on Monday, 16th September. It was said that his whereabouts could not be determine after last saying he was going diving with a friend to Turtle Beach.
A joint search party, comprised of police, soldiers, and friends of the deceased, was put together and went in search of him. The deceased body was found on the shoreline about 10:00 PM, logged between some rocks.
Initial investigation revealed that Tyrell and a friend went diving in the sea off the coast of Turtle Beach about 9:00 AM on Monday. The friend got out of the water after some time diving, as agreed by both parties, but, the deceased was not seen. The friend believing that the deceased left without him went to his residence.
Sometime later in the day the friend went to the home of the deceased and discovered he was not at home, and asked neighbours for him and he was nowhere to be found, said police.
They added that the friend of the deceased along with his friend went back to Turtle Beach in search of the deceased, but, he was not found, at which time a report was made to the police.
An autopsy will be conducted on the body of the deceased to establish the exact cause of death.
The police are investigating the circumstances of the death. Nibbs was 43 years old.