Inquest hears British auctioneer drowned during Caribbean trip ~ WIC News

Rendezvous Bay, Anguilla.

A retired auctioneer tragically drowned while swimming in the Caribbean during a holiday with his wife.

John Twentyman, 74, was declared dead at the popular Rendezvous Bay on the British overseas territory of Anguilla after being found at about 4.35pm on 24 February.

Police were called to the beach after reports of a drowning and paramedics battled to save his life.

Twentyman, a former senior partner at a renowned property auction firm in the UK, was on holiday with his wife Jane, 67, at the time.

The pair, from Lymington in Hampshire, regularly visited Anguilla, which is made up of a main island and a number of smaller offshore islets.

Situated next to the British Virgin Islands, it attracts tourists from around the world for its long…

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