A search party consisting of the Alligator Pond Police, local fishermen and family members discovered the body of 16-year-old Christopher Wellington along the coast of the Alligator Pond beach on Wednesday.
The Alligator Pond Police had reported that on Monday Wellington and his family members were swimming at Port Keiser River when he left to swim in the adjoining sea and later disappeared.
The police and members of the Marine Division were contacted and a search conducted but to no avail.
Wellington’s body was later found about 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24.
The body was removed to the morgue and awaits a post mortem examination.