Deceased Male In Drug Operation Identified


Monday, June 30 – After consultation with the Coroner’s Office, the Major Crime Team is now in a position to release the name of the man who was fatally wounded during a drug interdiction operation at sea in May.

The name of the deceased is Serge Jacques Sylvain Tinturier, 47, who was born in Metz, France. His identification was confirmed through fingerprints which match those provided by the French authorities via INTERPOL.

The Coroner’s Office continues to be updated on the matter as investigations continue in collaboration with law enforcement agencies across the region.