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Suicide suspected in Portmore teen's death

Published:Friday | May 9, 2014 | 3:25 PM

Chad Bryan, Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON, Jamaica:

Suicide has been suspected in the death of a 17-year-old girl of Portmore, St Catherine on Thursday.

Dead is Peta-Gaye Copeland, a student at Maths Unlimited in Kingston.

According to the Constabulary Force's Corporate Communications Unit, Copeland was discovered by relatives in a room hanging from the ceiling.

The police were summoned, the scene processed and her body removed to the morgue.

An administrator at Maths Unlimited said that Copeland was a part of the adult programme of the school.


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