Body of female university student who drowned in Cape Coast finally washes ashore

Body of female university student who drowned in Cape Coast finally washes ashore

- One of the bodies which had been reported missing after a drowning incident has been found

- The body is reported to have washed ashore the Elmina Beach on Sunday

- 2 students who were participating in a beauty pageant lost their lives in that incident

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that some two university students participating in a beauty pageant lost their lives after they drowned during a photo shoot in Cape Coast.

Reports reaching YEN.com.gh indicate that the body of Sarah Kwaretng, one of the contestants from University of Education, which had been reported missing after the drowning incident has been found.

According to a report sighted on 3news.com, her body was washed ashore Sunday afternoon at Duakor near Cape Coast, between the University of Cape Coast and the Elmina beach.

Body of female university student who drowned in Cape Coast finally washes ashore

Body of female university student who drowned in Cape Coast finally washes ashore. Credit: 3news.com

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Central Regional Police PRO, DSP Irene Oppong revealed that the lifeless body has been sent to the UCC hospital morgue.

The story had it that two contestants of the Face of USAG (University Students' Association of Ghana), drowned on Thursday, August 16 in Cape Coast during a photo shoot session.

Late Sara Kwarteng

Late Sara Kwarteng. Credit: Supplied

The two students, Lily Ampofowaa Asiedu and Sara Kwarteng were keenly contesting against other ladies for the chance to be crowned the 'Face of USAG'.

The incident is reported to have happened between 7 to 9 pm on Thursday.

Lily Ampofowaa Asiedu from the University of Ghana, Accra campus reportedly died en route to the hospital.

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Reports indicate trip to the beach was against the advice of the Dean of students of the host school University of Cape Coast where a USAG Congress is being held.

The contest was scheduled to come off at 6PM on August 17.

Not too long ago, YEN.com.gh reported that some 2 students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology got drowned in Germany.

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