Jul 4, 2008, 5:24 AM
The body of
Mr Tucker was said to have been flown back to
According to an eyewitness account, Steven Tucker went fishing with his friend last Saturday when their boat capsized.
Sources reveal that the two friends were in a boat with two Gambians when their boat capsized. They were said to have been rescued by one Bafoday Jammeh, a lifeguard at the Kairaba Hotel, who spotted the capsized boat some 100 to 150 meters from the beach.
The two friends together with their wives were said to be lodging at Holiday Beach Club Hotel in the vicinity of Kairaba Beach Hotel.
to Mbye Njie, Manager, Holiday Beach Club Hotel, the two friends arrived in The
Mr. Njie praised Bafoday Jammeh describing him as very hard working and brave. He revealed that his hotel was even honouring Bafoday Jammeh with a 'certificate of appreciation and merit'.