A fishing trip in the Corozal District ended in tragedy on Tuesday morning.
According to police investigations, on Tuesday January 13th at around 4 am, Henry Noe Noh, a 29 year old Belizean Laborer of Patchakan village, along with 9 others, left Patchakan Village on a fishing trip to a lagoon situated between Sarteneja and Chunox Village. At around 10 am, Henry Noh and two others decided to swim across the lagoon, and while doing so Henry Noh started yelling for help. Henry went under water and did not resurface until a search team found him at the bottom of the lagoon 12 feet under water. Henry Noh was rushed to the Corozal community Hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival.
A postmortem confirmed that Henry Noh died from drowning.