Blunt Force Trauma

Early autopsy done: Schoolboy died of blunt force trauma to head

An autopsy has been performed on the body of schoolboy Jesse Beephan and has found that he died of blunt force trauma to the head.

The confirmation came from the police via a tweet on it's Twitter account.

It said: "Post-mortem performed on the body of schoolboy JESSE BEEPHAN show death caused by blunt force trauma to the head.He went missing Monday."

This could suggest that he was either hit on his head with an object or that he fell and hit his head.

The police tweet gave no further details.

However, police later issued a statement saying:

Autopsy finds 11-month-old baby girl dies from blunt force trauma to her head

Central police are investigating the death of an 11-month-old child after an autopsy result revealed that she died of blunt force trauma to her head.

According to police, a report was made via the telephone to the Central Division Crime Processing Unit by a doctor, indicating that on Tuesday 31st January, 2017, 11-month-old Jadaya Douglas was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Mount Hope Paediatric Ward, having been transferred from the Chaguanas health facility.

The child was said to have extensive brain damage.