Girl, 11, found dead under hammock


A mother of four was plunged into mourning after she found her 11-year-old daughter dead under a hammock in their backyard with blood oozing from her nose.

The dead child has been identified as Tinesha Johnson, a student of No.50 Village, Corentyne, Berbice.

The bizarre incident occurred on Monday at about 09:00hrs.

The child’s mother, 35-year-old Latoya Laveric told police that she left the house to purchase fish from a van that was passing on the public road when her nine-year-old child ran to her frantically and informed her that something was wrong with Tinesha.

Laveric said she rushed to her daughter and found her motionless under the hammock that was tied under a fruit tree in the backyard.

The child was taken to the Skeldon Public Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The body is presently at the Skeldon Hospital Mortuary awaiting post mortem examination.

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