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Tragedy strikes Canadian medical student at SGU

Liam Fisher - was found dead Tuesday in some bushes in the village of Marian in St. George South-east

In a heart-wrenching turn of events, the search for Canadian national Liam Fisher, a 35-year-old student at St. George’s University (SGU), has ended in tragedy.

Fisher’s body was discovered in some bushes in a place called “Cottage” in Marian late on Tuesday, prompting a wave of grief and sorrow among the academic community.

A source told THE NEW TODAY that a resident stumbled on the body in a small bushy area near to her home.

The Term 2 School of Medicine student who resided in True Blue, St. George was last seen alive participating in the Grenada Hash House Harriers run from the Marian Playing Field on Saturday afternoon.

In a somber statement released on Wednesday, SGU expressed its deepest condolences to Fisher’s family, friends, teachers, and classmates.

The university also praised the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) for their exemplary leadership in conducting the search and investigation, in close collaboration with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) of the university.

Details regarding the circumstances of Fisher’s death were not disclosed to respect the privacy of his immediate family.

SGU pledged to provide support and counseling services to all members of the campus community affected by this tragic event.

The international community also extended its condolences, with Global Affairs Canada confirming that Consular officials are in contact with local authorities, providing assistance to Fisher’s family.

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On social media, Fisher’s loved ones expressed their devastation, describing him as a person who cherished life and dedicated himself to helping others on their journeys.

The posting read: “We are completely devastated by the loss of our beautiful son Liam Fisher. He loved life and he worked so hard to be the person he wanted to be and to help others on their journeys. He crammed so much living in. We love you Liam.”

The SGU student was also known as a coach and co-founder at MVMT Academy in North Vancouver, BC, according to his LinkedIn profile.

This tragic loss has left a void in the hearts of many, and the SGU community joins in mourning the untimely passing of Liam Fisher.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.

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