Micobie teen dies in mining pit

A 17-year-old boy died after a mining pit caved in on him around 17:00 hrs on Sunday at Micobie Village, Potaro.

Carl Prince of Micobie Village was pronounced dead on arrival at the Mahdia Hospital the police said in a press release.

Investigations have revealed that Prince was working in the mining pit when it caved in on him.

An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

More in Local News

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning:

Most Read This Week

  1. Bush Lot teen commits suicide

  2. US missionary, tourist fined, ordered deported for immigration breaches

  3. Sophia woman planned to smuggle grenade to Bartica massacre convict – court hears

  4. Court of Appeal upholds Justice Chang’s third term ruling in split decision

  5. Mashramani 2017 scenes

  6. Hung jury frees accused in rape of girl, 13

  7. Need a ride?

  8. Third term case for CCJ

  9. Bleak start to Mash Day


Recommended For You