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    May 29

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Schoolgirl drowns


Added 15 May 2019


A 13-year-old girl drowned this afternoon in Bridgetown.

Police say Christina Reid of Gemswick, St Philip, a student of Springer Memorial died around 1:45 p.m. at Pierhead Beach.

She was in the company of two friends when she got into difficulty.

Reid was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. 

Anyone who may have information related to this incident is asked to contact Central Police Station at 430-7676, Police Emergency 211, Crime Stoppers 1-800-8477(TIPS) or any Police Station. (SAT)



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