January 30, 2023



Internet Technician electrocuted in Linden

Anphony Monroe- Deceased

Police in Regional Division #10 are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 19-year-old Anphony Monroe, an internet technician of lot 4364 Central Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie Linden which occurred on Sunday about 13:00 hrs at Lot 1406 Central Amelia’s Ward Mackenzie Linden.

Investigations revealed that the deceased and another colleague, who are both employees of Re-Link Wireless Internet Service located at Central Amelia’s Ward, Linden, were at the time tasked with the maintenance of internet service at the latter address of a customer.

According to the now-dead youth’s colleague Rylon Sandy, they were in the process of installing a metal pole which is about 38 feet in length into the earth’s surface at the western side of the said yard which is within close proximity of a few electrical lamp pole wires, when the said pole accidentally touched the said electric wires causing them both to receive electric shock about their bodies.

Monroe was immediately picked up by Rylon Sandy and rushed to the Linden Hospital Complex where Monroe was pronounced dead on arrival.

The body was examined and no marks of violence were seen. Investigation is ongoing