The death of a three-year-old boy has been confirmed the Abia State Police Command.

The boy, David Jacob Etim who was a student of Emerald International school, near Crystal Park road Abadiedafter his fall from the school building.

In a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, of the Abia Command, ASP Maureen Chinaka, she said;

She wrote, “On the 17th of October 2023, at approximately 2000hrs, a case was reported at the Ndiegoro divisional headquarters by Mr. Jacob Etim Udo, accompanied by two others. Mr. Udo reported the tragic incident involving his son, David Jacob Etim, a 3-year-old pupil of Emerald International School located near Crystal Park Road, Aba.

“According to Mr. Udo, his son fell from the school’s storey building and was immediately rushed to the hospital. Despite all efforts, the child tragically lost his life.

“The child’s body has been placed under autopsy as part of our ongoing investigation. This case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for a comprehensive and discreet inquiry to investigate the circumstances surrounding this unfortunate incident. Interrogations with the school authorities are currently in progress”


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