Two men, one 43 and the other 46, and both residents of the state of Maryland, were allegedly drowned yesterday on a beach in Isla Verde, Carolina, the Puerto Rico Police reported on Wednesday.
The victims were identified as Rauule Lindsford, 43 years old, and Ryan Nisel Arnold, of 46.
As detailed by the Police, a call to the 9-1-1 Emergency System alerted the authorities about two people drowned in the parte posterior del Hotel Courtyard By Marriot from Carolina.
Several paramedics from the Municipality’s Medical Emergencies appeared at the scene, indicating that both men did not present vital signs.
Agent Lianis Martínez, assigned to the Homicide Division of the Carolina Criminal Investigation Corps, took over the investigation of the case together with the prosecutor Carmen Medina.
The National Meteorological Service of San Juan yesterday alerted on its Twitter account of a risk of ocean currents.
A moderate risk of rip currents for today, however it will increase to high tonight as a NW swell moves across the local waters. A moderate risk of ocean currents for today, but will rise to high when a storm surge from the northwest moves over local waters tonight. pic.twitter.com/JodGDoiokU
– NWS San Juan (@NWSSanJuan) November 9, 2021
“A moderate risk of ocean currents for today, but will increase to high when a storm surge from the northwest moves over local waters tonight,” the agency said.
Likewise, this Wednesday he reported that “there is a high risk of ocean currents for most of the beaches facing the north of Puerto Rico, Culebra and San Thomas.”
Nov 10th: There is a high rip current risk for most north-facing beaches of Puerto Rico, Culebra and St. Thomas. | There is a high risk of ocean currents for most of the north-facing beaches of Puerto Rico, Culebra and San Tomas. #PRwx #USVIwx pic.twitter.com/PNv6nplM3H
– NWS San Juan (@NWSSanJuan) November 10, 2021