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Lightning kills 15-year-old girl at Odumase

A 15-year-old student of Odumase Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Primary and JHS in the Sunyani West municipality has been struck to death by lightning leaving the family in a state of shock.

The deceased, Evelyn Agyenim Boateng – a JHS two student – was struck to death by lightning in Odumase in a downpour on Saturday 13 May.

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Tenants say the sad incident occurred around 4.30pm when the deceased was preparing a meal for her family. The body has been deposited at a mortuary for preservation and autopsy, eyewitnesses said.

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On a visit to the deceased’s family house, her father, Kwadwo Owusu Aduomi, could not control his tears as he narrated the story to the Ghana News Agency.

“I received a distress call that my daughter was unwell, but when I rushed to the hospital, I saw her body lying prostrate at the mortuary with multiple bruises around the breast area,” Aduomi said.

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The police are also investigating the case.

Credit to Asaaseradio

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