Mentally ill youth dies in suspected suicide

Mentally ill youth dies in suspected suicide

A mentally ill youth,  identified as Kofbert St Aimee, has died in a suspected suicide at Belle Vue, Vieux Fort.

According to information obtained by the Times, the 23 year old passed away at St Jude Hospital on September 17, 2016.

Relatives described St Aimee, who was also known as ‘Korfy’ or ‘Bitches’, as a very pleasant individual who had twice been hospitalized at the National Mental Wellness Centre for his mental condition.

They told the Times  he revealed to his grandmother that he had ingested a poisonous substance and wanted to be taken to hospital.

According to the relatives, he was rushed to St Jude Hospital where he subsequently succumbed.

They said they do not know what drove him to take his own life.

The funeral is scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2016.

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5 Comments

  1. Anonymous
    September 27, 2016 at 5:08 pm Reply

    Smh…..

  2. Anonymous
    September 27, 2016 at 5:10 pm Reply

    How is this news? Choops .Update me on the bad weather we about to have instead

    1. Anonymous
      September 27, 2016 at 8:10 pm Reply

      Your response is the problem with St.Lucia. Choosing to ignore the fact that mental diseases really exist and is and actual problem. Quit being so judgmental and pray for humility so you’re able to help someone who comes to you because they’re depressed and have nowhere or no one else to turn to. This poor kid turned to his mom and she told him to go ahead and drink the poison. At one point she asked why was he taking so long to do it because she was mad at him. It’s time we change our attitudes and become more involved. We need to be parents who talk to our kids about topics that are difficult because they’ll choose other avenues that we’ll regret. When people have difficulty in life don’t brush it off as “vice” or “attention.”

      1. Anonymous
        September 27, 2016 at 9:22 pm Reply

        Excuse me where did you get what you’re saying there about his mom!? Please get your facts straight before you comment ….smh at you…

    2. Anonymous
      September 27, 2016 at 8:33 pm Reply

      Then check for the news instead of being appalling with such an unpleasant response to this young man’s death.

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