Police in Regional Division Seven are reporting that a two-month-old boy has died in what is currently being treated as an unnatural death.

According to the report, Telson Williams died yesterday about 17:00hrs in the vicinity of Boa Falls, Middle Mazaruni River while in the care of his mother, Vickasey Gilmore, who hails from Diamond, East Bank Demerara, but operates a land dredge at Semang Backdam.

The 23-year-old woman told police that while bathing the child on January 26, she observed a whitish substance oozing from his ear.

The young mother said the following day she took the child to Issano Health Post, but upon arrival it was closed. Contact was made with the Chief Health Worker, Ridley Joseph who advised that the child be taken to the Bartica Hospital the following day.

His mother however went away to Semang Landing, and while on the way she said the child became motionless. The body is presently lying at the Issano Health Post awaiting transportation to Bartica for a post-mortem examination.


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