A 13-year-old female student of Soesdyke Secondary School and Alliance Road, Timehri, East Bank Demerara, has allegedly committed suicide.

The incident occurred between 15:00 hrs on Monday and 05:30 hrs on Tuesday.

According to information received, the deceased left her home for an unknown destination and did not return. However, this morning at about 05:30 hrs, the 13-year-old was discovered by her father in the backyard.

The Police were summoned and examined the body, but no marks of violence were seen. The body of the 13-year-old was later escorted to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), where she was pronounced dead by a doctor on duty.

The body is presently at Lyken’s Funeral Home awaiting a Post Mortem Examination (PME). Investigations are ongoing.


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