At around 5:16AM this morning, Tuesday 26 July, emergency services responded to a report of a missing two year old child, in Cayman Brac, who had last been seen at 4.30AM and discovered missing at 5:10AM.
Emergency services including police, fire, and public works, along with members of the public, immediately conducted searches in the area. The police helicopter conducted aerial searches.
The Cayman Brac Fire Service vessel carried out nearby offshore searches and at around 9:30AM, they located the missing child, who was found unresponsive along the shoreline. Emergency medical services attended the location, and a doctor from Faith Hospital pronounced the child deceased at 10:00AM.
A sudden death investigation will be carried out in relation to this incident.
The RCIPS expresses its condolences to the family of the deceased.