Two children drowned after the boat they were in capsized in the Pomeroon River on Monday. Dead are five-year-old Reshanna Atkinson and her brother Josiah Atkinson, 1.
This publication understands that the sleeping children along with their parents were travelling home to Karawab Village when tragedy struck.
Their parents managed to swim to safety. The children’s bodies were found on Tuesday morning. More details will be provided in a subsequent report