Sixty-three year-old Clement Morgan of West Ruimveldt is now missing and feared dead after a boat mishap which occurred Gatie Falls, Semang Creek, Middle Mazaruni River. The boat reportedly suffered a malfunction and sank, with two persons swimming to safety.
The authorities in a statement on Tuesday said the boat’s engine malfunctioned and eventually sank at about 20:30h Monday night. The boat was reportedly navigating through the Gatie Falls.
The Guyana Ledger understands that the captain and another occupant managed to swim to safety but Morgan drifted away and has since not been found.
We will provide details as it is made available.