The body of a man reported missing after a boat capsized on Friday night at Tudor Creek in Mombasa County was recovered on Sunday morning.

Residents found Samuel Tsui’s body near the shores, following a search that began shortly after the accident which nine people survived; at Ganaola in Jomvu Sub-county.

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A photo of Tudor Creek in Mombasa where the accident occurred. PHOTO/COURTESY

Jomvu deputy police commander Jashon Polloh said police were alerted as soon as the body was found at about 8am.

According to Nation, the body was taken to a nearby morgue.

The passengers were travelling from Mombasa to Maunguja Voroni in Kilifi County, when the incident occurred due to rough tides.

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It is often rough for passengers from Mombasa to Maunguja due to the rough tides. PHOTO/COURTESY

On Saturday, police in Mombasa collected a man’s body from the shores near the fish market in Old Town, as authorities said the person likely drowned at a different location.

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