corozal_policeA swimming trip with three friends - Mario Castellanos, Rodrigo Cob and Omar Jorge Quinocte turned tragic on Saturday when Quinocte went underwater and never resurfaced.

Mario Castellanos and Rodrigo Cob reported to Police that on Saturday afternoon at around 4:00pm they were swimming in the sea near Jam Rock Bar and Grill at the Miami Beach area in Corozal when Quinocte disappeared underwater. A search to locate the body was immediately launched but all efforts were futile.

At around 4:15am yesterday Corozal Police received a call that the body had resurfaced at the Jam Rock Area. The body was retrieved from the seashore and transported to the Corozal Community Hospital.

Omar Jorge Quinocte is a resident of Louisville Village. So far Police do not expect foul play, but will await the results of the post-mortem examination before a final determination is made.

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