Police assures of thorough investigation in schoolgirl’s death


The Guyana Police Force has assured that no stone will be left unturned in the investigation of the accident which claimed the life of 14-year-old schoolgirl Makeida Quick.

A team of senior police officers and ranks from Police Regional Division 4 ‘A’ visited the dead girl’s family on Tuesday.

Second-in-Command of the Division, Superintendent Carol Harding, expressed sincere condolences to the grieving family on behalf of the Commissioner of Police and promised them that a thorough investigation is underway.

Police officers meet with the mother of 14-year-old Makeida Quick (Photo: Guyana Police Force)

A statement by Police Headquarters also noted that the Force will continue to offer support to the family during this time.

Also present at the visit was Pastor Jean Roberts who prayed for the family while offering words of sympathy.

Coordinator of the National Road Safety Council Ramona Doorgen and head of the Education Sub-Committee on the National Road Safety Council Carol Benn were also part of the visit to offer words of comfort and pledged their organisations support to the family.

Dead: 14-year-old Makeida Quick

Quick was one of eleven children born to Melissa Vossey and an aspiring teacher and dancer. On April 10, she was tragically killed when a speeding motorcyclist crashed into her along the ‘E’ Field Sophia, Greater Georgetown, Public Road.

The teen was a student of the Tucville Secondary School was on her way to see her grandfather.

According to reports, the young girl was standing at the side of the road with her bicycle, waiting on the motorcyclist, 21-year-old Glenton Redman to pass before she crossed the road.

Police reported that Redman was speeding when he lost control and collided with the teen.

According to the mother, the young girl was always friendly and helpful.

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