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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 18-year-old Project Trust volunteer Pamela McCarroll around 2 pm on Sunday at the Tutuwau Falls, South Central Rupununi.

According to a police press release, investigations so far revealed that McCarroll, a Scottish national, who was attached to the St Ignatius Secondary School in Lethem, had gone sightseeing at the Falls in the company of a friend.

“It is reported that she was rock climbing in the area when she fell and sustained injuries.

She was subsequently pronounced dead by medical personnel from the Lethem Regional Hospital,” the police press release said yesterday.

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