Charleston, One Stowaway Dead, Two Detained

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a news release stating that during unloading of a ship that had arrived in Charleston from the Dominican Republic, dock workers identified several individuals absconding from a container. One individual was detained by crewmembers of the vessel. A second individual jumped into the water and was apprehended by local marine law enforcement personnel. A third individual was found in the container and pronounced dead by local emergency services personnel. Subsequently, a hole was discovered in the top of the container through which persons could enter and exit. (6/12/10).

(Source: Bryant’s Maritime News)

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