Infant dies while playing with cousin
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POLICE are probing the death of a two year-old infant of Lower Port Kaituma, North West District, which occurred on Tuesday.
Investigations revealed that the child, an epileptic case, resided with his grandparents; a 65-year-old farmer and a 60-year-old housewife.

Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behaviour, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness

Reports indicate that on the aforementioned date, the child was playing with his six-year-old cousin in the yard and suddenly collapsed on the ground and remained motionless.
Police said that the child’s grandmother, who was nearby, picked him up and rushed him to the Mabaruma Regional Hospital.

On the said date, at about 16:30 hours, the child was seen and examined by a doctor, who pronounced him dead.
The body is currently at the Mabaruma Hospital Mortuary awaiting autopsy as investigations continue.

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