Two Students Drown in Cape Coast

The lifeless body of a boy believed to be in his 20’s and a student of Accra Academy was in the early hours of Monday found on the shores of Amanful, a fishing community near the Cape Coast Castle.

According to an eyewitness, the deceased together with his friend were believed to have drowned while swimming in the sea along the OLA – Cape Coast Castle shores on Sunday.

The Bakaano Police in Cape Coast confirmed the incident and said the body has been deposited at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital morgue for autopsy.

Meanwhile the body of his colleague has still not been found.

The students, according to the eye witness, were among a group who had come for an excursion at the Cape Coast castle but decided to swim when the sad incident occurred.

The police revealed that it has launched an investigation into the incident and was collaborating with authorities of some Senior High Schools to ascertain the true identity of the students. GNA

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