Tourists find Asian man’s body floating near Sunset Beach BarPOSTED: 08/29/11 12:19 PM
No foul play, investigators conclude
MAHO/St. Maarten – Yesterday morning around ten o’clock the body of an unidentified man was found floating towards the Maho Reef area in the water near the Sunset Beach Bar in Maho.
Police patrols, the Coast Guard, the ambulance department and detectives went to the scene to carry out an investigation.
Onlookers had already brought the body onshore. Paramedics attempted to reanimate the man but to no avail. The doctor announced the man officially dead at 10.55 a.m.
Detectives and the forensics department did not find any indications of foul play.
The man is from Asian descent, between 25 and 30 years of age, approximately 1.80 meters tall, of a slim posture and with black hair in a short cut. The police was not immediately able to identify the man’s identity.