11 Ladies Die in Shipwreck off Puerto Rico – •

Associates on social media have been sharing this heartbreaking information. The article from El Nuevo Día (Carlos Tolentino Rosario, Could 13, 2022)—“Las 11 víctimas del naufragio en Desecheo son todas mujeres y hoy les practicarán autopsias”—interprets as “The 11 victims of the shipwreck in Desecheo are all girls and as we speak they may carry out autopsies.” On the time of the article’s publication, there was nonetheless no information about how many individuals had been initially touring on the boat, which, the authorities presume, was arriving in Puerto Rico illegally. The Coast Guard was nonetheless concerned within the search and rescue operation to find out whether or not there have been extra our bodies or survivors within the water. [People who believe they know someone who was traveling on the shipwreck can call (787) 765-0615 to corroborate identities of victims and survivors.]

[. . .] The chief director of the Institute of Forensic Sciences [ICF in Spanish: Instituto de Ciencias Forenses], María Conte Miller, reported this morning that she’s going to carry out autopsies on 11 our bodies recovered yesterday within the waters of the Atlantic Ocean after the shipwreck of a ship wherein a bunch of undocumented immigrants was touring certain for the island.

The official confirmed that the our bodies correspond to girls and that the evaluation might be finished by way of using CT-Scan Publish Mortem expertise, in addition to by way of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) checks. “We’ve got shaped a piece staff in a particular shift to hold out as we speak all of the autopsies of the individuals who died within the shipwreck. We take the required precautions in order that our common operation is just not affected. Common shift colleagues will work on the opposite instances scheduled for as we speak,” Conte Miller defined in a press launch.” We established communication with the Consulate of the Dominican Republic in Puerto Rico in an effort to find the households of the deceased and obtain their identification,” she added.

The shipwreck occurred yesterday, Thursday, about 10 nautical miles north of Desecheo Island. The spokesman for the Customs and Border Safety Service (CBP), Jeffrey Quiñones, specified this morning, to questions from El Nuevo Día, that 31 folks had been recovered alive: 11 of them girls and 20 males. Requested if there are minors among the many survivors, the official answered no. On the time, he defined that 29 of the survivors are from Haiti and two from the Dominican Republic.

Conte Miller talked about that individuals who imagine that that they had a member of the family touring on the shipwreck can name (787) 765-0615 to corroborate identities with the company’s staff of interviewers.

Search and rescue operational advanced

The press spokesman for the San Juan Coast Guard, Ricardo Castrodad, indicated that the search and rescue operation continues this morning, when requested whether or not there are extra our bodies or survivors within the water. “We’re going to proceed the search within the hope of discovering extra survivors, given the good thing about the doubt. Each second that passes, it’s tougher [to find more survivors] and the search turns into extra difficult. [. . .] The mission is advanced because of the distance from the shore, from the place this incident occurred. We’re speaking about 10 miles north of Desecheo [. . .], fairly removed from the west coast of Puerto Rico.” [. . .]

Excerpts translated by Ivette Romero. Learn full article (in Spanish) at https://www.elnuevodia.com/noticias/seguridad/notas/los-11-cuerpos-recuperados-tras-naufragio-en-desecheo-son-mujeres-y-hoy-les-practicaran-autopsias/

Additionally see https://www.telesurenglish.web/information/Shipwreck-off-Puerto-Rico-Coast-Leaves-at-Least-11-Useless-20220513-0024.html and https://allworldnews.website/2022/05/13/they-confirm-that-the-11-dead-from-the-shipwreck-in-puerto-rico-were-haitians/


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