Linden schoolboy died from fractured skull and spine – PME finds


A post mortem examination on the body of 15-year-old Linden schoolboy, Derrick Rambharrat found that he died from a fractured skull and spine.

This is according to his father, Rajesh Rambharrat, who told the News Room that the autopsy was conducted on Monday morning by Government Pathologist, Dr Nehaul Singh.

The teen died on Saturday (June 22), four days after being struck down by a speeding car on the Amelia’s Ward Access Road in Region 10.

Mr Rambharrat was too grief-stricken to speak to the media on Monday but his brother, Ramesh Rambharrat told the News Room that the family is now focused on the funeral arrangements and are allowing the Police to do their investigations.

Ramesh said his nephew was a good person.

“He [was] not a wayward boy, that is why it hurt he friends, family…everybody,” the uncle said.

Police reported that the car PTT 4790 was being driven at a fast rate by a female teacher when the accident occurred at about 11:40hrs on June 19.

Police said the teen was at the time riding a bicycle and allegedly rode into the path of the motorcar.

Rambharrat, a Form Two student of the Linden Foundation Secondary School, received multiple injuries to his body and was picked up in an unconscious state and rushed to the Linden Hospital Complex and was later transported to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he remained on life support until his death.

The driver was tested 0% for alcohol.

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