The son of a Venezuelan billionaire is dead after he jumped from a fishing boat in an attempt to save his girlfriend.
FoxBusiness.com reports that 31-year-old Juan Carlos Escotet Alviarez and his 30-year-old girlfriend Andrea Montero were aboard a 60-foot vessel for The Ocean Reef Clubs Reef Cup 2022 fishing tournament off the Key Largo coast when the tragedy occurred.
31-year-old Juan Carlos Escotet Alviárez dived into the water to rescue his fiancée after she fell overboard, only to get himself caught up in the boat’s propeller. https://t.co/dfu2F1PFva
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast)
March 15, 2022
After Montero fell overboard the report says that Alviarez jumped in the water to assist her and was struck by the boat’s propeller, fatally injuring him.
Alviarez was director of Banesco USA, an affiliate of the Venezuelan bank by the same name.
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