Thursday 24 September, 2020

6-year-old- boy dies in Kingston fire

Detectives assigned to the Kingston Western Police Division are probing the circumstances surrounding a fire that claimed the life of a 6-year-old boy on Beeston Street on Friday, December 27.

The deceased has been identified as Daveene Smith.

Reports from the Denham Town Police are that about 5:00 pm, Daveene was at home when a fire was seen coming from the house.

 The police and officials from the fire department were alerted and on their arrival, the house was seen engulfed in flames.

A desperate attempt was made to put out the blaze. When cooling down operation subsided, Daveene’s charred remains were seen among the debris. 

The scene was processed and the remains removed to the morgue.

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