News hitting the island today January 3rd is that two girls were swept away by heavy river on January 2nd in St. Elizabeth after they went to the well known Black River to wash cloths.
Further details stated that the girls went for a swim when the incident took place, a 3rd female tried to rescue the other two girls but was unable to do so and escaped the ordeal.
At first the JDF along with divers managed recovered the body of 13-year-old Gabrielle Madden, they later found and recovered the body of the other teen who is 15 years old from the water.
After hearing the sad story, one persons stated “It’s really sad but I am happy that the bodies were recovered, my condolences to their families.” while another said “Sad indeed…. 🤔…. Imagine the year just start… Jah jah…. Yuh always keep us inform Michelle… 💯❤️”.