From E. Varney Kamah*
Making the pronouncement in the county today, July 21, 2022, Maryland County Superintendent George A. Prowd has informed citizens of the county that there will be no Independence Day celebration scheduled for July 26, 2022 due to the continuous mysterious deaths innocent persons in the county, with the latest of two persons in Harper and Pleebo.
Superintendent Prowd made the disclosure today, July 21, 2022 at a well-attended press conference in Harper City via a local radio station, the Tubman University Radio 102.7 .
Speaking further, the Superintendent also disclosed that the Government of Liberia is expected to send a team of pathologist to conduct autopsy on one of the lifeless bodies, Anthony Tiaka, a student of the William VS Tubman University who was reportedly discovered death in his own bedroom in Zone 5 Community, Pleebo City, and an eight years old Levi Koffa who went missing, and later found dead on the shores of Lake Shepherd in Harper.
He said plans for the celebration of this year’s Independence Day, July 26, 2022 will not be held due to saddened situation of the mysterious death of two persons in the county, noting, “We as authorities of this county are doing everything possible by making contacts with the Government to send in pathologist to conduct autopsy on these two remains”, he told reporters.
The Mysterious death of these two persons have claimed the attention of several Citizens in the County, and putting fear in them.
The Mysterious death of people in Maryland County always happening in the County, it can be recorded that a student of Pleebo High School was brutally Murdered in Pleebo district early last year (2021), and in 2019 a Motorcyclist was mysteriously killed in Harper district, as a result of these mysterious death in the County residents are living in fear.