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11-y-o girl found hanging dies

Published:Thursday | July 11, 2013 | 1:53 PM

Chad Bryan, Gleaner Writer

A grade-five student of the Ascot Primary School in Portmore, St Catherine who was rushed to hospital yesterday after she was found hanging from a swing has since died.

The 11-year-old girl has been identified as Shania McPherson of a Salt Pond address in St Catherine.

Principal Mark Jackson said he does not know what could have led to the incident.

Jackson also said the mother of the little girl was too distraught to speak when he tried called her yesterday.

However, he said he will visit the family later today.


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