Police are investigating the unnatural death of a 21 year old man from Baywoods, St. James.
Lawmen say about 10.26 am on Saturday the 11th of July 2020, police at Holetown received a report that a man had fallen from a tree whilst he was picking breadfruits. He was described as seriously injured at the time.
On arrival police were informed by ambulance personnel who were on the scene that there was no sign of life.
A medical doctor later pronounced the victim was dead at the scene. A tender from the Barbados Fire Service also responded to put out a fire which was coming from the said tree.
It is alleged that the young man was picking breadfruit with a rod which came in contact with power lines. He was shocked and fell from the tree to the ground, he later died. It is unknown as to what is the cause of death, Police investigations are ongoing.
This incident occurred at the junction of Gilkes Village & Baywoods, St. James.