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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