(Green Castle, Eleuthera, The Bahamas) On Monday evening, November 5th, 2018, sometime around 9:00pm, officers from the Rock Sound Police Station were alerted to a house fire in the settlement of Green Castle, South Eleuthera.
The first officer on the scene reported that the fire was located within a single story, concrete, one room structure, which was completely engulfed in flames. The police were informed that there was also the possibility of a person being on the inside of the burning building, a five-year-old boy.
Police reported that attempts were made by officers and local citizens on the scene to rescue the young child, to no avail. Fire units were said to have responded, and eventually extinguished the blaze.
The lifeless body of a young boy was reported to have been found in the southeastern corner of the destroyed residence, burnt beyond recognition, on what officers believed to have been a bed.
Police and Fire Services are said to be actively investigating this tragic incident.