Thursday, January 18, 2018

Teacher found hanging

A 33-YEAR-OLD secondary school teacher was found hanging at his San Fernando home yesterday morning.

Jeron Rampersad, of St Vincent Street, had been experiencing domestic problems, police said.

Rampersad was a teacher at Union/Claxton Bay Secondary School.

According to a police report, around 6.30 a.m., Rampersad's girlfriend, Jade Hillaire, found him hanging from a piece of rope tied to a rafter in an apartment downstairs his parents' house.

Police told the Express Rampersad had been seeking psychiatric help for several months at a medical centre in St Augustine.

Police said no suicide note was found and foul play has been ruled out.

San Fernando CID officers are investigating. —Susan Mohammed