Schoolgirl killed by a family dog to be buried on Friday…

11-year-old Rachel Bhagwandeen will be laid to rest following a funeral service at her family’s Freeport home on Friday 2nd September, scheduled to begin at 11am.

• An autopsy is expected to be performed on her on Thursday 1st September 2022 at the Forensic Sciences Centre in St. James.

Rachel was mauled to death by the dog while at her grandparents’ home at Solomon Street, Vistabella, San Fernando, on Thursday 25th August, 2022.

• She has been hailed a hero by her mother and other family members after saving her younger brother from being attacked by the dog after it escaped from its kennel.

• The following day, the dog was put to sleep by a veterinarian and taken away.

(Crime Watch will be carrying the funeral service live on our social media platforms on Friday)

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