Grief Counseling Provided After Teen’s Death

September 12, 2014

Following the death of 16-year-old student Shijuan Mungal, the Department of Education has confirmed that several schools have provided additional grief counseling and support services for students.

A statement from the Department of Education said, “The Acting Commissioner of Education, Dr Lou Matthews, on behalf of the Department has this afternoon extended condolences to the family of Shijuan Mungal.

The graphic below is being used by many of Shijuan’s friends on social media:


The statement added, “Shijuan was a student in the Bermuda Public School system. Shijuan leaves many classmates mourning his death. Several schools have provided additional grief counseling and support services for students.”

31-year-old Kiahna Edwards appeared in Court today, where she was charged with the murder of Shijuan Mungal. Ms Edwards was granted bail of $30,000 with two sureties and is expected to re-appear at a later date.

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  1. hmmmmm says:

    Praying for both sides. It’s a sad situation

  2. The Dark Knight Returns says:

    Sad, tragic and heartbreaking for all involved.

  3. Catalyst says:

    My heart and prayers go out to the family of Shijuan. There can be no greater pain than burying one’s child, let alone an only child. I pray that you will find peace and comfort in the ultimate comforter, healer and redeemer. Know that his plan cannot be questioned and have faith in his Will. I hold you up today and each day.

  4. Sad Fam says:

    Sad buh. Sleep in peace young buck.

  5. The Underground Movement says:

    Most unfortunate incident.- our Prayers go out to the victims Family.

  6. Maria says:

    So very sad. SIP young man. Prayers to friends and family during this horrific time. X

  7. So Sad says:

    Sad situation. Prayers for all. Hoping his school mates at his school receive counselling . Bermuda pray for our island.