Teen’s body washes up at Windsor Forest foreshore


Relatives Monday morning recovered the body of 17-year-old Surendra Singh at the Windsor Forest, West Coast Demerara foreshore. Singh reportedly drowned on Sunday while on a fishing trip with two friends. His relatives searched for this body throughout the night and continued the search Monday morning.

The teen’s body was found buried in the mud after the tide went out; it was in the vicinity where he reportedly drowned.

Singh’s sister, Anna Mohammed told the News Room that he went out to set a line to catch fish with the two brothers – ages 16 and 17, at about 09:00h on Sunday.

According to Mohammed, while swimming back to shore, the teens encountered difficulties with the tide.

One of the brothers managed to reach the shore and upon looking back for the others, he saw them ‘fighting up’ and as a result, he called out for help.

The sister said security guards from nearby, along with her father, rushed to their assistance.

“Within that period of time, my father reach and got a boat and went out but he couldn’t see my brother, but they were able to save the other boy,” Mohammed said.

The two brothers were arrested.

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