Providenciales, TCI, January 24, 2017 – Police, Immigration, Medical Services along with the assistance of The US Coast Guard and other vessels are in the North West Point area of Providenciales in search of survivors after a report of a capsized illegal sloop was made around 6:34 am this morning ( Tuesday 24th January 2017).
Police discovered numerous casualties of males and females on the beach and some floating in the water. Presently it is uncertain as to how many persons were on board this vessel and a massive search is ongoing. Anyone who has information of the whereabouts of illegal immigrants who may have arrived on this boat are asked to come forward with any information they may have.
Further updates will be made once received..