Body of missing Manchester teen found on beach

April 25, 2019
Forensic investigator working at a crime scene

A search party consisting of the Alligator Pond police, local fishermen and family members discovered the body of 16-year-old Christopher Wellington along the coast of the Alligator Pond beach Wednesday morning.

Reports from the Alligator Pond police are that on Easter Monday, April 22, Wellington and his family members were swimming at Port Keiser River when he left to swim in the adjoining sea and later disappeared.

The police and members of the Marine Division were contacted and a search conducted, to no avail. Wellington’s body was later found about 11:45 a.m., on Wednesday.

The body was removed to the morgue and awaits a post mortem examination.