ARECIBO – One person drowned on Sunday afternoon, in the Cueva del Indio area in the Islote neighborhood, highway 681 in Arecibo, police reported. A person called the 9-1-1 Emergency System to report that a man had been swept away.
The man was identified as Carlos Alberto Nieves Negrón, 54, a Barceloneta resident, who was rescued by agents Juan Santiago Villafañe and Sergio Bruno Vélez, from the Arecibo Area Maritime Unit.
Nieves Negrón was treated at the scene by paramedics Lao and González, from Dinamic Ambulance, who indicated that he had no vital signs.
Agent Alexy Camacho Soto, from the Arecibo Area Homicide Division, investigates together with the prosecutor on duty.