“We are looking at various issues, looking at other angles, and certain aspects are at a delicate stage. I can say no more on the matter at this stage,” Minott said
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Police say they are at a “sensitive” stage in their investigations into the death of a nine-year-old girl in Middlesex district, St Elizabeth. Monique Brown, a student of Holland Primary, was at home with her 14-year-old brother when she died from wounds inflicted by way of a fish gun reportedly left at home by their father. The incident happened at about 3:30 pm Saturday, police say.
“We are trying to determine exactly what transpired,” acting commanding officer for the St Elizabeth police, Deputy Superintendent Leroy Minott told OBSERVER ONLINE .
“We are looking at various issues, looking at other angles, and certain aspects are at a delicate stage. I can say no more on the matter at this stage,” Minott said.
He confirmed that the 14-year-old is at home with family and that the police through its Community, Safety and Security team and other agencies including the Victim’s Support Unit had offered counselling to grief-stricken family members.
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