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HMP inmate allegedly hospitalised for suspected poisoning

- identified as Wakima Lettsome
An inmate of Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut, Tortola, Wakima Lettsome, was reportedly taken to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital for suspected poisoning on February 24, 2021. Photo: VINO/File
Wakima Lettsome was on February 15, 2013, sentenced to 20 years in prison, after he was found guilty in the High Court of Wounding with Intent. Photo: VINO/File
Wakima Lettsome was on February 15, 2013, sentenced to 20 years in prison, after he was found guilty in the High Court of Wounding with Intent. Photo: VINO/File
BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- An inmate of Her Majesty's Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut, Tortola, was reportedly taken to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital for suspected poisoning.

According to reports reaching our newsroom, Wakima Lettsome was found in a disoriented state yesterday, February 24, 2021, and was rushed to hospital.

Our newsroom was told by sources close to the situation that poisoning is being suspected.

The inmate was reportedly suffering from vomiting, severe abdominal pains, headache and uncontrollable bowel movement.

Reports are that Lettsome is now in stable condition at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital.

Police are said to be investigating.

Wakima Lettsome was on February 15, 2013, sentenced to 20 years in prison, after he was found guilty in the High Court of Wounding with Intent.

11 Responses to “HMP inmate allegedly hospitalised for suspected poisoning”

  • asking for a friend (25/02/2021, 14:33) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    oh my was it an inside jo?
  • wll (25/02/2021, 14:54) Like (4) Dislike (10) Reply
    This is not the first time. Let the man end his life is he so choose.
  • I will say (25/02/2021, 15:00) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    SUSPECTED POISONING EH, WHAT HAPPEN, SOMEONE SLIPPED HIM SOME VERY STRONG LAXATIVES? THAT IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU RUN YOUR MOUTH.
  • tretretrete (25/02/2021, 15:10) Like (29) Dislike (0) Reply
    20 years in prison yet, the criminals caught with guns and ammo are given a slap on the wrist SMH. Get better soon Mr .Lettsome
  • @hmmm (25/02/2021, 16:24) Like (28) Dislike (0) Reply
    Also those officers caught with the largest amount of drugs are out on bail.
    In fact, others are making gun threats and are being protected.
  • Diamond (25/02/2021, 19:14) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    What goes around come back around
  • u (25/02/2021, 19:23) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    As far as i can see in this place is different strokes for different folks
  • H ki (25/02/2021, 19:31) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    @ hmmm thay out an bail to continue their daily routine u don't see what's going on right now even d blind could see
  • OF Course (25/02/2021, 23:29) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    They are going to resume business.
  • jokers (26/02/2021, 15:24) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    PLEASE GIVE THIS MAN A BREAK
  • keep ya head up soldier (27/02/2021, 11:05) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Wakima Stay strong if it was you that did this to yourself there is more to life than prison............ bury your self in books do online classes gain knowledge so that by time you are free you are a better and changed man. if it was someone else that did this to you DO NOT TRUST ANYONE! including the prison guards keep to yourself dont eat or take drink from NO ONE!!! and dont leave your food unattended even around your "friends"



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