Approximately eight hours after retrieving the dead body of 41 year old Andy Grant from the sea, Corozal Police were called out to the Rainbow Beach Area in Corozal Town to deal with another apparent drowning.
At around 5:00p.m police visited the Rainbow Beach Area where they saw the lifeless body of 56 year old American retiree Jimmy Robert Anthony. Anthony’s body had already been retrieved from the sea by passers-by.
According to the wife of the deceased, Denise Anthony, they were in the Rainbow Beach area when they decided to go for a swim. Shortly after the trip turned deadly as she realized that her husband was motionless and slowly drifting away into the deep. This is when she screamed for help and caught the attention of some passers-by who rendered assistance. It was too late though as Anthony was already dead. Anthony’s body was taken to the Northern Regional Hospital and awaits a post mortem examination.
As for 41 year old Andy Grant, police are yet to release the results of his post mortem examination.
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