Jamaica News: The Port Royal police say they have now made a breakthrough into the identities of the two women, who lost their lives by drowning, after the boat in which they were traveling capsized at sea, in Port Royal, on Thursday, December 27.
The victims have been identified as 30- year-old Janell Dacres of a Kingston address, and 40-year-old Edith Petscha who hails from Mandeville.
Reports by the police are that about midday, on Thursday, Petscha and Dacres were among eleven other persons traveling on a boat, from the Port Royal Harbor towards Lime Cay.
One reaching a section of the waters between both location, the boat capsized and the occupants were thrown into the water.
A distress call was sent out and it was intercepted by the Marine Police and the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard, who rushed to their assistance.
The officers managed to save eleven passengers, who were later transported to the Kingston Public Hospital, where they were treated.
Petscha and Dacres drowned immediately after the boat capsized.