Young teacher who collapsed in classroom died of a heart attack

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Dead: Dharmini Persaud

The cause of death of the 26-year-old teacher of the Skeldon Line Path Secondary School in Region Six, who collapsed in a classroom last Friday and subsequently died at the hospital, has been given as myocardial infarcation caused by a coronary occlusion and atheroma.

An autopsy was conducted on the remains of Dharmini Persaud called “Tina” of Number 71 Village, Corentyne, Berbice on Tuesday by Government Pathologist Vivekanand Bridgemohan.

They Break News understands that the school hosted a graduation ceremony for the Class of 2022 on Friday, last.  According to reports, the young woman arrived at school at around 08:00h and complained of feeling unwell. Prasad, who later collapsed, was rushed to the Skeldon Hospital in an unconscious state but died while receiving treatment. 

Prasad’s sister, who was Region Six’s top performer at the 2022 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), was listed to graduate as the above-named school’s valedictorian.


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