Police probing death of Barnwell  toddler

Police are currently investigating the death of a one-year-old who is suspected to have drowned on Wednesday.

The toddler has been identified as Amiah Eastman of Barnwell North, Mocha Arcadia, East Bank Demerara.

Stabroek News understands that the child was found floating in a trench next to her home sometime around 7.30pm on Wednesday. The child was discovered missing at about 5.50pm after the mother returned home from a domestic job.

The mother who is presently being questioned by the police told investigators that she had left the toddler home with her two other siblings who are ages 3 & 4 respectively.  They were left in the shack with the doors open.

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