UPDATE: Ex-AFL Engineering Officer, Lawrence Davies Who Was Missing Found ‘Drown’

Flash Back: A palm of a man drowning

Lawrence Davies who was reported missing has been found but dead, according to the search team, the victim remains was found behind the Hotel Africa beech after it was reported that he got drown from a fishing vessel owned by a Canadian national.

According to family members, the remains has been deposited at a local funeral home awaiting autopsy as to whether there was no foul played during the incident which led to his reported drowning.

The wife of the victim, Jacklyn Davies and other family members of the late Davies are demanding that autopsy be performed on the decomposed body before any further burial.

The late Lawrence Davies

According to Mrs. Davies, her husband left on Thursday morning that he had a contract with a friend on a Canadian owned fishing vessel, but said since he left he is yet to return, but to her surprise she was told that her husband had drown in the Atlantic Ocean.

However, source closed to the police depot via mobile phone said the incident took place around the Hotel Africa belt around 4am Friday morning when the propeller of the boat was hitched with fishing net, a situation that reportedly led the boat to capsize leaving all the occupants (4) to drown, three were able to survive while Lawrence Davies who could not make it reportedly died in the process. According to our source, further information is said to be ongoing.

The victim previously served the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) engineering department, and later joined the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency prior to his demise.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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