12-year-old dies in fire

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Detectives are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a child who died as a result of a fire at her home in Salter’s Hill, Johns Hall, St James on Monday, April 19.

Dead is 12-year-old Hemecia Greenwood Salter’s Hill, Johns Hall, St James.

Reports from the Spring Mount Police are that at about 2:00 p.m., a relative who was as at home with Hemecia reportedly saw smoke coming from the house and alerted the police — the Montego Bay Fire Department was also contacted. When cooling down operation subsided, Hemecia’s charred remains was seen among debris. The scene was processed and the body removed to the morgue.