Jeffson Romain’s bodythe tourist resident in the state of Florida reported missing while sharing with his family in the Las Pailas River in Luquillo this afternoon, It was found around 5:00 pm by divers. of the United Rapid Action Forces (FURA) of Police Bureau, confirmed to The new day Mariana Cobianpress officer of the Bureau for Emergency Management and Disaster Administration (NMEAD).
As explained by the Nmead spokesperson, Romain’s body was recovered in the same area where his disappearance was reported and that it was the depth of the body of water that made the search process difficult.
Since the early hours of the afternoon today, Saturday, Uniformed agents continued with the search for the 44-year-old tourist, who was reported missing around 1:50 in the afternoon by his companions after jumping into the river.
According to preliminary information, Romain, who is of Haitian nationality and resides in the state of Florida, was sharing with his family in the popular tourist spot when he submerged in the water but never reappeared on the surface. Later, a call was received to the 9-1-1 Emergency System alerting about a drowned person in that area.
According to authorities, the search was assisted by the NMEAD of the Ceiba area as well as the Municipal Emergency Management Offices (OMME) of the municipalities of Luquillo and Ceiba.