A 27-year-old died on Monday afternoon when he and a group of friends went swimming by the Meadowbrook canal.
Dead is Ryan Jones, a scrap metal dealer who resided at Lot 68 Barr Street, Albouystown, Georgetown.
According to information received, the young man went with a group of five friends to swim by the popular canal.
The man made a plunge into the canal and when he resurfaced, some minutes after his friends noticed that he was not breathing.
He was immediately rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.