Two days after he was reported missing after swimming out and disappearing into the Grand Etang Lake, the body of a St Georges car salesman surface on Wednesday leaving family and friends in shock. According to information reaching the Grenada Informer the body of Andy Jones alias “Jonesy” was fished out of the lake just after 9 am on Wednesday under the supervision of officers attached to the Grenville Police Station who arrived on the scene shortly after it was spotted by workers in the area.
Although details leading up to Monday’s events remain sketchy sources told our news desk, Jones an employee of the Mc Intyre Brothers Company reported to work as normal on Monday. However later that morning he hinted that he needed to take one of the vehicles to Grenville for viewing by a client. Informer was told while this would not have been anything strange Jones has worked with the company for a number of years, is someone that is highly respected and knew his work, and therefore although he was acting a little strange that morning, his request that morning was never questioned.
Informer learnt that having gotten to the Grand Etang, Jones attempted to drive into the lake, but stop when the vehicle got stuck in the soggy area surrounding the lake.
People who were on the scene at the time we were told attempted to lend a helping hand to Jones but that they claim, was ignored by Jones who swam out into the deep and disappeared. A search of the entire lake on Monday and Tuesday failed to retrieve his body, however, face down with bag on his back.
Brother of the deceased man Jude Jones told a member of the media that Andy was a pleasant man fund to be around and has a smile for just about anyone who passes his way.
As it relates to what would have caused his brother to embark on the part he chose Jude said he has no idea.
As it relates to how his family is coping with the situation, it is a very difficult time for the family. Another member of the Jones family is asking for some level of reasoning from the public in dealing with the situation, she called on Grenadian to stop speculating as no one know what actually happened and allow the family to grieve in peace.