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Girls aged 5, 6 & 9 drown after leaving parents house to swim in pond in North Rupununi

Three girls aged five, six, and nine have reportedly drowned in a pond in Massara Village, located in North Rupununi.

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) said that the three girls, six-year-old Nia Jeffreys, five-year-old Michele Jeffreys, and nine-year-old Alicia Dorrick, left their parents’ home and ventured to the Razor Grass pond in the village to swim.

Upon discovering their absence, their parents initiated a search, eventually leading them to the Razor Grass Pond, where the bodies of the three girls were found floating in the water.

Villagers promptly responded to the alarm raised and assisted in retrieving the bodies.

Toshao Lenny Moses was promptly notified, and a report was filed at the Annai Police Station. The bodies of the three children are en route to the Lethem Regional Hospital



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