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Balata Woman Dies Hours Before Doctor’s Appointment


A Balata, Babonneau woman was found dead at her home on Tuesday morning, hours before she was due to see her Doctor.

Family members said the deceased, Gertrude Demille, had been ailing for some time and had been making frequent trips to get medical attention.

Her husband, Simeon Demille, told reporters his wife has always been sick.

“Yesterday, I took my wife to Tapion (Hospital) to get all her medicines,” the husband recalled.

He said that, at his wife’s request, he cooked a fish meal with rice. She watched cricket on television for the entire day, ate, and went to bed happy about her team’s performance.

Simeon said he left home at about 5:20 am on Tuesday for work, returned and found his wife dead in their bedroom.

A sister of the deceased told reporters she got no response from Gertrude Demille when calling to arrange to accompany the deceased to the Doctor.




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  1. Rip my dear supervisor you are in a better place now All your pain’s are over you are one we will miss God bless you 🙏🙏
    Rip Gertrude And to her love ones my deepest sympathy Take courage the good Lord will bless you all 🙏🙏🙏

  2. Un diagnostic tardifs signifie souvent…une mort rapid.
    Or late diagnostic can cause a sudden death !

  3. I hope this man get proper therapy these situation is not easy to deal with. I am in so deep sympathy for this gentleman. OMG you have no idea of what a person go through when they discover such. My god!
    My best advise to this gentleman is that after all is done take a trip overseas to relax your mind, be in more active environs and will take your though process away and flash blacks. It is not easy this is an incurable situation only time will make you feel better!


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