Teenaged girl found hanging

The body of a 16-year-old Corentyne girl was yesterday discovered hanging in her bedroom by an uncle who had gone to wake her.

Dead is Dhampatt Rampersaud of Number 62 Village, Corentyne, Berbice.

According to reports the teen lived in the bottom flat of her uncle’s home. Around 6 yesterday morning the uncle went to wake her as he usually did when he was leaving for work. His knocks on the bedroom went unanswered and he subsequently broke down the door. He discovered the teen hanging close to the doorway.

The police were informed. The body was subsequently removed by undertakers attached to the Persaud’s Funeral home and taken to the Skeldon Hospital mortuary.