Body of drowned Sophia teen recovered


[] – The body of 18 – year old Hassani David of Sophia who lost his life on Sunday night, February 16 when he drowned in an interior location has been recovered.

His body was brought to the Georgetown on Tuesday night (February 18) and a post mortem examination is scheduled for Wednesday morning (February 19), according to the boy’s parents.

His father had travelled to the area to join a search party that was looking for the former Campbellville Secondary School Student’s body.

David, who was an Excavator Operator working in Puruni, Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Region Seven, drown after a boat he was travelling in capsized.

According to his mother, Natasha David who spoke with iNews on Tuesday morning (February 18), her son could not swim. She said he was the only one among several others in the boat that died.

David told iNews that her son was a first timer to the interior. He left Georgetown in December 2013 to work with a man who was well known to the family as an Excavator Operator.



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