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Teenager dies in river tragedy
When nine Princes Town teens set off for a Saturday afternoon adventure at nearby river little did they know that only eight of them would return. Daniel Wharwood, a 15-year-old form one student of Moruga Composite School, drowned in the river at Maingot Road, St Julien, while his friends watched helplessly from the riverbank. Yesterday, his distraught mother Sherry-ann Wharwood said she could not believe her ears when she was told her son had drowned on Saturday.
She said Daniel left their home at Indian Walk, Moruga, on Saturday morning to visit his father Lincoln Lawrence, who lived a short distance away. The grieving mother said the last time she saw her son was when he rode off on his bicycle that morning. Police reports said Daniel was riding his bicycle along Cragnish Flats, Taskar Road, Princes Town, with his friends, when they stopped by a bridge to have snacks and Daniel jumped into the river and disappeared.
Joel Sampson, Daniel’s uncle, said his nephew could not swim and was inexperienced. Cpl Janki is continuing investigations.
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