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Police investigating sudden death of minor

by: - March 11, 2019
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Deceased, Jaiydel Jno.Lewis, 12

The Dominica Police force is investigating the sudden death of Jaydel Jno.Lewis, 12, of Coulibistrie.

According to Public Relations Officer, Simon Edwards, On Mar.8, 2019, Jaydel left his school premises at the end of the school day on a passenger bus and went to Coulibistrie. Following, disembarking the bus, he spoke to his mother on the main road and then left for his home in the village.

Edwards informed DA Vibes that at 4:30 p.m. Jaydel’s uncle entered the premises and noticed  his nephew still dressed in uniform. He was laying on his back in an unresponsive state in the veranda. Jaydel was pronounced dead by the district medical doctor at the scene and transported to the Gentle Rest Funeral Home.

Jaydel Jno.Lewis was a first form student of the Issaiah Thomas Secondary School.

A post-mortem is expected to be conducted. DA Vibes will update the public as soon as more information is made available.