Bodies of missing father and son found off St Vincent coast

coast-guard-sans-souciKINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Tuesday June 10, 2014, CMC – Police have confirmed that the bodies of 39-yer-old football coach, Othneil Delplesche, 39, and his six-year-old son, have been found after they went missing while swimming at the San Souci Beach on the east coast on Saturday.

Police Commissioner Michal Charles confirmed that the bodies were recovered on Monday. The two had gone bathing at the San Souci beach when Delplesche’s son and two others got into difficulties.

The football coach and another person went to their rescue but while the youngsters were saved, Delplesche and his son were not.

The Coast Guard had assisted in the search of the sea that is notoriously rough, with dangerous undercurrents that side of island.

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