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Burnt remains of a child found after house fire in Abaco
By Stephen Dean, RBPF
Oct 19, 2016 - 1:43:35 PM

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ABACO, Bahamas - Police in Abaco are investigating a house fire and the discovery of the charred remains of a young child.

Reports are that on Tuesday 18th October 2016 shortly after 9:00pm, police along with the Marsh Harbour Fire Services were called to a house fire, in the Mudd, Abaco. A single story wooden structure was discovered ablaze. Officers quickly extinguished the fire and upon examining the building discovered the burnt remains of a child. The body was examined by doctor at the scene and pronounced dead.

Police are actively investigating and are appealing to members of the public in Abaco who may have any information that can assist in this investigation, to call them at telephone numbers in Abaco # 347-2560/367- 3437, Grand Bahama # 350-3107/12 or 911/919 or call your nearest police station.

Police are also urging anyone who may have any information regarding any crime, no matter how small or insignificant (the tip) may seem, to anonymously call Police at 919 or CRIME STOPPERS at 328-TIPS (8477)


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