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Child dies after getting locked in car

Sunday, July 17, 2011 | 3:32 PM    

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A 20-month-old child died after getting locked in a car at his home yesterday afternoon.

He has been identified as Dwayne Bancy of Sharper Lane District, St Catherine.

Reports from the Old Harbour Police are that about 4:05 pm, a passerby noticed a child in a black Suzuki motorcar knocking on the window. The passerby called the police. When the police arrived they found Dwayne and his three-year-old brother locked inside the vehicle. The children were taken to hospital where Dwayne was pronounced dead and his brother treated and released.

The Old Harbour Police are investigating.

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