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Uncle in custody for murder of niece

A 20-year old unemployed ‘A’ Field Sophia male is in custody assisting with the investigation into the alleged murder of his one and a half years old niece Ronasha Pilgrim of 98 North Sophia, Greater Georgetown which occurred Friday morning, at the said address.

Investigations revealed that the deceased along her brothers ages 10 and 12 years were left in the house by their father who went to work (security guard) and the suspect allegedly broke a northern window, entered the house and attempted to relieve the deceased of her earrings who began to scream and the suspect tossed her through a window into the swamped yard .

On leaving, the suspect allegedly placed a pile of wood on top of the deceased who was submerged under the approximately 11/2 feet depth water and slush.The body is presently at the Lyken’s Funeral Home awaiting a post-mortem examination. Investigation in progress.

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