Liberia: Woman Meets Untimely Demise Amidst Family Dispute In Maryland
GBON, Maryland – A somber cloud has descended over Gbon, Karluway District, Maryland County, as the community grapples with the untimely passing of Elizabeth Toe, a woman believed to be 53 years old. The heart-wrenching incident unfolded in the early hours of Wednesday, August 9, 2023, casting a shadow of sorrow over the town, according to reports.
According to preliminary reports, the unfortunate demise of Elizabeth Toe was due to a sudden and severe high blood pressure attack. Tragedy struck as she found herself in the midst of a heated quarrel among her own children. The incident unfolded just as she was preparing to step out for an errand, only to be confronted by a severe altercation among her children. In her attempt to mediate and restore calm, Elizabeth Toe tragically succumbed to the overwhelming stress, collapsing on the scene and ultimately losing her life.
The children embroiled in the dispute were identified as Isaac Toe, a 40-year-old male, Friday Toe, aged 36, and Martha Toe. They resided with their mother in Gbon. The exact cause of the altercation remains unclear, leaving the community in shock.
Chief Police Investigator Jimmy T. Kaydor, accompanied by a team of medical professionals launched went to the scene. Their immediate response sought to examine the crime scene and determine the circumstances surrounding the tragic event. Their investigation gathered that Elizabeth Toe died of high blood pressure. The report noted that a panel of 15 coroner’s jurors unveiled no evidence of foul play, injuries, or signs of external harm, adding that the medical findings, combined with the jurors’ assessment, paint a picture of an unfortunate and unforeseen medical emergency as the cause of Elizabeth Toe’s demise.
Meanwhile, the body has been turned over to the family of the deceased for burial, while the three individuals involved in the quarrel, identified as suspects, have been placed in police custody as the investigative process proceeds.
By: Peter P. Toe, Jr., Contributor, Maryland County