SASHA ROSS, a 26-year-old teacher from Maraval, drowned at Bacolet Beach in Tobago on Sunday morning.
Ross was bathing at Bacolet, next to Blue Haven Hotel, where she was staying, when she and six other friends got into difficulty, shortly before midday.
A search was carried out for her when she was observed missing, but she was not found.
Emergency services were called in, including the Coast Guard and fire and police services.
Her body was later found at sea.
Supt Nelson of the Scarborough Police Division is leading investigations into the incident.