Car holding dead body recovered in Philipsburg

Monday morning, a vehicle was found submerged at approximately 200 meters from the shore line in the vicinity of Walter Plantz Pier in Great Bay.

The police force quickly arrived at the scene. The car, a dark blue BMW, was taken out of the water, and the lifeless body of a man was found inside. According to sources, this could be the car rented by an American tourist, 42. This person was last seen in January 22, 2010.

His disappearance was reported by his sister seven years ago.

The vehicle was then transported by tow truck to the police head quarters for a thorough Forensic investigation.


Estelle Gasnet