Petrotrin confirms body found near one of its platforms


Petrotrin has confirmed the finding of a body on one of its offshore platforms.

Police are continuing investigations in order to establish the identity of the man, but reports say the man’s body was tied to a steel bar and also had three concrete blocks attached to his feet.

In a release, Petrotrin said a worker was on-board the vessel “Swift” saw what appeared to be a human body floating in the water near one of their platforms.

The coast guard, police and Petrotrin’s security department responded to calls regarding the sighting.

Petrotrin said the coast guard assisted in the retrieval of the body.

 


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