Body of life guard washed ashore

The body of Nicholas Tsiwah, a 19-year old life guard, who drowned in the sea at the Axim Beach Resort, in the Nzema East Municipality of the Western Region, has been found.

The body, which was washed ashore at the resort, at about 2pm, on Saturday, was buried immediately buried as it was in a decomposed state, sources told the Ghanaian Times.

The residents of Apewosika at Axim in the municipality, were on Wednesday thrown into state of shock after Tsiwah drowned in an attempt to rescue a French guest at the resort.

The French guest was, however, rescued by other guards.

Following the disaster, the community mounted a search for Tsiwah, using boats and also sent an ‘SOS’ messages to people operating facilities along beaches the, Ghanaian Times gathered.

Sources at Axim explained that at about 4.19 p.m, on Wednesday, Tsiwah, also known as (aka),Awudu, attempted rescuing a French, who was swimming in the sea from drowning, but, was rather swept away by the ocean waves.

They added that another life guard quickly dived into the sea to save Nicholas, but to no avail.

A source at the Axim District Crime Office confirmed the incident, saying that the body of Tsiwah had been found.



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