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St. James woman electrocuted

Posted: April 21, 2012

A woman was reportedly electrocuted at her home in St. James while fetching water yesterday (April 20).


Dead is 25-year-old Aneisha Garvey of Burnt Ground, Sutherland District, in the parish.


Reports from the Amity Hall Police are that about 3:00 p.m., Garvey reportedly went to set containers to catch water when she fell.


It is reported that she attempted to hold onto a line, which was tied to a tree.


The tree became entangled with a JPS wire resulting in Garvey being electrocuted. 


She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.


Investigations continue.

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