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Student drowns in Belize City

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor

A student drowned this evening in Belize City.

Police say that they were summoned to the Pickwick Club on Newtown Barracks sometime around 3:30 this afternoon where they saw a young lady in the pool. She was identified as Oluwukemi Miracle Ojo, 16.

Ojo, a student of Pallotti High School in Belize City, was taken out of the pool in an unconscious state and a BERT ambulance transported her to Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where she died at 5:10 p.m.

Police say their investigations have revealed that there was a pool party at the location and Ojo went into the pool and a friend found her.

Police are investigating.

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