Boy hurt in fatal house collapse released from hospital

Joshua Richards, the eight-year-old child who was injured after his aunt’s La Bonne Intention (LBI) house collapsed last Friday resulting in the death of his sister has been discharged from the hospital.

His mother, Renita Ramgolam yesterday confirmed that he was discharged from the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPH) on Tuesday.

Following the incident, Joshua was admitted to the hospital nursing injuries to one of his legs and his neck.

His sister Amber Richards, of Canal Number One, West Bank Demerara, was said to have been swinging in a hammock under the wooden stilt house at Lot 371 LBI, East Coast Demerara, when it fell around 2.55 pm on Friday…..

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