(CMR) Reports are coming to CMR that a young 10-year-old child has slipped in the bath tub and hit her head earlier this morning and has passed away as a result of her injuries.
Futher sources indicate that he was to graduate from John A Cumber on Friday.
This is a developing story and we are respecting the family during this tragic event and not divulging the family's identity.
Please check back for further updates.
At about 9:00AM this morning, police received a report of the accidental death of a 10-year-old girl in West Bay. The circumstances of the death are currently under police investigation.
The RCIPS extends its condolences to the family of the deceased.
Education issues statement
On the 20 June 2018 Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS) was notified that one of their Year 6 students had passed away at home earlier that morning. The Ministry of Education, Department of Education Services (DES), and the School offer their sincerest condolences to the family during this most difficult time. A team from the DES has been deployed to the school which includes the Director Ms. Lyneth Monteith, Senior School Improvement Officer for SJACPS Mr. Ian O’Connor and several Counsellors to offer the necessary support and counselling to the staff and students, especially the Year 6 students and teachers.
Parents/Guardians of SJACPS are asked to pay extra close attention to their children over the next several days, and to notify their child’s teacher or the Principal of any concerns so that the school can provide additional counselling and support.