St. John’s Antigua- The teenager whose body was fished from Governor’s Bay in Barbuda during the Easter vacation died as a result of drowning.
An autopsy conducted on the mainland showed Kelton “Gizzle” Jules suffered respiratory failure and pulmonary congestion as a result of drowning. Pulmonary congestion is an excessive accumulation of fluid in the lungs.
The Codrington resident, who was in fourth form at Sir Mc Chesney George Secondary School, was on a camping trip with relatives and friends when the tragedy occurred.
He was spear fishing when relatives noticed he was missing around 10 am on Tuesday, April 10. A search was launched but he was not found.
A diver later found the body around noon. He was pronounced dead en route the Hannah Thomas Hospital in Barbuda.
The funeral has been set for Friday a relative said.
The 18-year-old was the first of Nickey Beazer’s three children and her only son. The teen loved sports, particularly basketball.