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A 13-year-old Dazzell Housing Scheme teen allegedly drown on Tuesday during a swimming trip at Belfield, East Coast Demerara.
Dead is Amuel Sancho.
The Guyana Police Force, in a statement, said the incident occurred 14:00-15:30hrs on Tuesday.
Police investigation thus far revealed that the Sancho and his relatives went swimming at Belfield. While there, Sancho was seen plunging into the trench, however, he did not resurface after a while.
“The oldest cousin went in search of him and his motionless body was pulled from the trench, after which the police were summoned who rushed him to the CC Nicholson Hospital at Nabaclis, ECD. He was pronounced dead on arrival by a doctor on duty,” the police said.
The body was escorted to Lyken Funeral Home awaiting post mortem, as further enquiries are in progress.