E/R: Girl, 8, drowns in River Densu

An Eight-year-old pupil has drowned in river Densu after leaving school for ill-health

The body of the deceased, Lawrencia Amankwa, a pupil of Eastfield Academy in Nyamekrom a suburb of the New Juaben South Municipality of the Eastern Region, has been deposited at the Eastern Regional Hospital Mortuary.

The incident occurred around 12:30 pm on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

Starr News has gathered that the deceased left school after she complained of not feeling well only to get drowned  few hours later.

Assembly Member for Nyamekrom Electoral Area, Enock Boahene narrated to Starr News that “deceased- Lawrencia Amankwa followed two friends of her to the river to swim but got drown in the process. The friends then later reported to the Senior brother after which he rushed and dived into the river in an attempt to rescue her, but was pronounced dead when she was rushed to Koforidua Regional hospital ”

Source: Ghana/Starrfm.com.gh/103.5FM/Kojo Ansah

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