Essequibo teen who attempted suicide battling for life


A young woman, hailing from Supenaam, Region Two  is presently battling for her life at the Suddie Public Hospital where she was admitted last Saturday after attempting to take her own life, allegedly after receiving a stern warning from her mother about a young man she recently met online.

teenReports are that the 19 year old received her first cellular phone about a month ago and begun chatting with a boy on the popular social website ‘Facebook’.

According to the girl’s mother, her daughter had left home under the pretext of visiting her cousin and later when the mother arrived at the cousin’s residence she saw her daughter and the boy together ‘chatting’.

The distraught mother stated that when she questioned the young man as to his name he was rude in his response and said “I don’t have a name.”

She then took her daughter home where she had a serious conversation about the incident as she tried to ascertain what relations the young woman and the boy had.

She said subsequent to the conversation her daughter was annoyed.

INews understands that woman found her daughter in a helpless manner Saturday morning and rushed her to hospital where doctors are monitoring her condition.

At present she is said to be in a ‘helpless state’. According to a doctor at the hospital, her chances of survival at this point in time are ‘slim’.



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