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16-Year Old Boy Dead After Drowning At Sefwi Ashiam

A 16-year old boy, Bismark Owusu met his untimely death at Sefwi Ashiam, a suburb of Sefwi Bekwai in the Bibiani Anhwianso Municipality of the Western Region after falling into a river.

He was pronounced dead at the Green shield hospital after he was rescued from the river in the afternoon.

The said incident occurred when the deceased (Owusu) and his colleagues of Sefwi Ashiam M/A JHS went for jogging, as part of their preparations for an upcoming inter-schools competition to be held at Sefwi Bekwai.

But unfortunately for him, he fell into the river which was closer to the path they treading and could not survive.

Investigation into the incident has begun by the Sefwi Bekwai District Police ascertain the cause of his death.

Meanwhile, the body has been sent to the mortuary for autopsy.

Source: Sylvester Ntim/

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