A 14 year old American student drowned in the Monkey Bay on Saturday afternoon. On Saturday the 13th of February, Tomari Alijah was along with a group of some 30 plus students who went swimming. Reports are that at the end of the outing, when the group was ready to leave the swimming area, a head count revealed that Alijah was missing. The Belize Coast Guard was called to the area and divers began to search the waters. The body of the teen was then discovered and retrieved. Alijah was a student at North Cobb High School in Kennesaw, Georgia, USA.