Monday 25 May, 2020

Body of missing 10-year-old boy found in St Ann reservoir

The body of a 10-year-old boy was found floating in a reservoir near Alexandria, St Ann on Thursday morning. 

The deceased has been identified as Rojaun Brown, a Grade 4 student of the Retirement Primary School in the parish, who was reported missing on Wednesday.

Preliminary reports are that Rojaun left home in a section of Alexandria on Wednesday evening, but did not return. 

The matter was reported to the police and residents launched a search for him, which concluded Thursday morning with the boy's body being found in the reservoir at Water Valley near Alexandria. 

Residents who converged on the scene expressed anger at the company that owns the reservoir, alleging that there was no security personnel guarding the area.

Members of the police force and fire personnel are presently processing the scene. 

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