Elderly man drowns at Ffryes


A recently retired taxi driver is dead after drowning at Ffryes Beach on Sunday afternoon according to police.

Ernest ‘Fish’ Davis of Radio Range, a taxi driver attached to the Sandals resort for many years, retired in June for health reasons.

Police spokesman, Inspector Frankie Thomas, issued a statement which stated that police are investigating an apparent drowning incident at Ffryes Beach.

The police report said Davis was 85 years old.

Thomas said the police received a report of the incident sometime around 3:50pm Sunday 11th October.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.