May 8, 2021

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Linden mother, toddler succumb after poisoning


A young Linden woman has ended her life and the life of her six-month-old son.

Twenty-four-year-old Temecia Sampson, of Wisroc Housing Scheme, Linden, succumbed on Sunday morning, three days after she ingested a poisonous substance, which she also reportedly gave to her two children. Her son, six-month-old son Malique Newton, succumbed yesterday morning at the Georgetown Public Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

The woman’s surviving daughter remains hospitalised and she is being monitored.

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