One persons has been picked up for questioning in connection with the death of a 12 year old male student earlier this month.

The boy, a student of the Isaiah Thomas Secondary School, was found dead at his home in Coulibistrie, and police said at the time that they were investigating the matter.

The investigation took a new twist on Tuesday, when one person was picked up by the police.

DBS News understands that the person is still in police custody.

DBS News is following the development, and will bring the latest on the matter as it unfolds.