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UPDATE: Child found dead in St Mary identified, police seek father

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 | 9:44 PM    

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Port Maria, St Mary — The body of a child which was reportedly discovered by a family member in her home in Frontier Heights Port Maria has been identified as that of five-year-old Crystal Coleman. The child’s body was discovered shortly after 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 21.

The St Mary police are now seeking the child’s father to assist with investigations.

According to the St Mary police, Crystal resided at the given address with her 27-year-old father Dwight Coleman, who left the home on Wednesday afternoon shortly after making a call to his mother asking her to check on the child. This was done and the child’s body found.

The police say they suspect foul play in the death of the child. According to the police, there were marks of physical abuse seen all over the child’s body.


The whereabouts of Coleman was unknown up to late Wednesday evening. The police say they are appealing to Coleman to come forward as they believe he can assist with the investigations.

RENAE DIXON

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