Kid of teen mom dies

The child of a 13 year old mother died at a children’s home in Bandarawela after falling sick, the police media unit said today.

According to the police the child was placed at the Sujatha children’s home while a court case was pending over the teen’s pregnancy.

The 3 month old child fell sick and had died on admission to hospital on Friday, the police said.

A magisterial inquiry was conducted yesterday and it was found that the child had suffered from breathing difficulties.

The Bandarawela police are conducting further investigations. (Colombo Gazette)