Teen mother died of malaria, blood pressure complications – autopsy
A post-mortem examination conducted on the teen who died days after undergoing a C-section delivery at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) revealed that malaria and blood pressure complications caused her death, but still not satisfied her father says he will search for answers after he has buried her.
A still distraught Vincent Emmanuel, the Toshao of Sebai Village in Region One, said the post-mortem examination on the body of his daughter, Olinka Emmanuel, was done yesterday. “I am still not satisfied. I cannot understand if it was malaria she had, why they didn’t give her treatment,” he said.
Emmanuel was finalising arrangements to take Olinka’s body back home to Sebai yesterday. He said the Ministry of Amerindian Affairs had agreed to help with the passage but was unsure if the body would be flown to the North West in a coffin. He said airline officials had told him that there would not be space for a coffin and he would have to …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.