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A father is left in sorrow this morning after witnessing the death of his wife and child at Devil’s Bridge.
The woman, her five-year-old son, and her husband were visiting from Canada. They stayed at an Airbnb.
The husband who has not yet been named said they had come to witness the sunrise at Devils Bridge, when a wave got a bit too close to his son who was standing at the water’s edge, causing him to freak out.
The child held onto his mother’s legs, and they both fell over the bridge.
The man is currently receiving counselling
Tourism Minister Charles Max Fernandez told Antigua. News that plans are underway to get the man returned to Canada today as he wished
He also expressed shock and grief over the incident.
“Life is precious. This is a tragic loss. It is affecting me personally as a father myself,” he said