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West Coast Berbice miner dies in pit cave-in

Last Updated on Thursday, 2 October 2014, 21:13 by GxMedia

The police are investigating the death of Rocklyn Solomon, 32 years, a miner, of Paradise Village, West Coast Berbice which occurred at about 1230h. today Thursday October 02, 2014, at Princeville, Potaro River.

Investigations revealed that Rocklyn Solomon and other workers were in a pit working, when the wall caved in and trapped him beneath the soil. His body was later retrieved and taken to the Mahdia Hospital where he was pronounced DOA.