A couple from Canada has drowned in the waters off Toco. Thirty-three year old Dominica born, Canadian resident, Jessica Francis and her 34-year-old Trinidad and Tobago born husband, David, are the victims.
The couple had been staying at a sea front beach house when they opted to go for a swim on Sunday. Reports are that Jessica got into difficulty while swimming and David made an attempt to save her, however all efforts failed and they both drowned.
Mrs. Francis’ body was retrieved on Sunday while Mr. Francis’ body was recovered on Monday.