Kaylan Dowdie is the 17-year-old Jamaican girl who was overwhelmed and stabbed at a celebration throughout an altercation with “grownup females,” in keeping with a GoFundMe web page that has been set as much as assist her household to pay for medical bills. The web page says that the assault occurred on the evening of November 7.
Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta star and dancehall legend Spice tweeted concerning the incident saying, “Wow I’m misplaced for a lot phrases . How will you gang and beat somebody subsequent to loss of life simply because they take a look at you, “You don’t like the way in which she checked out you” actually 🤬🤬🤬. PULL THROUGH KAYLAN BEAT THE DEVIL . The physician says she has 1% probability to dwell however God can flip this into 💯.” The singer posted photographs of Dowdie in her hospital mattress in addition to a photograph of the alleged suspects within the assault. Spice adopted up that tweet saying, “Mankind coronary heart chilly to blood…”
Dowdie Was ‘Hit within the Again of the Head With a Bottle’ Which Left Her With a Fractured Cranium
The blurb on Dowdie’s GoFundMe web page says that the teenager obtained concerned in a “verbal change” with 5 girls at a celebration. The put up accuses one of many 5 girls of hitting Dowdie at the back of the pinnacle with a bottle, fracturing her cranium whereas additionally stabbing her within the neck. In accordance with the web page, the 5 suspects, two of that are mom and daughter, continued to beat Dowdie whereas she lay on the ground. Dowdie suffered inner accidents and a damaged arm. On the time of writing the web page has raised near $8,000. On the time of writing, Dowdie stays unconscious and on life help contained in the College of West Indies Hospital.
Spice’s fellow dancehall artists, Ce’Cile and Renee 6:30 have additionally drawn consideration to Dowdie’s case on social media. Ce’Cile posted a photograph of Dowdie in her hospital mattress and stated within the caption, “It appears there’s some private satisfaction in being evil, in being distasteful, in being disrespectful on social media in addition to in on a regular basis life.” Ce’Cile additionally expressed her outrage that the assault was allegedly perpetrated by “different girls.” Whereas Renee 6:30 posted the identical picture and wrote that she was praying for Dowdie’s speedy restoration including, “God by no means sleeps.” Jamaican comic Shebada got here beneath criticism within the aftermath of the assault for displaying no sympathy for Dowdie because the social gathering she was attending was in breach of Jamaica’s COVID-19 protocols.
In a video circulating on social media, one in every of Dowdie’s alleged attackers stated that she was harmless. The alleged suspect says within the video that she did “nothing unsuitable” and requested folks to cease circulating her picture throughout the web.
Dowdie’s Mom Says She Was Instructed Her Daughter Will Not Pull By way of
The Jamaica Star stories that Dowdie was often known as the “comic” of her family. The report mentions that Dowdie was previously a scholar at Papine Excessive Faculty. Dowdie’s mom, Venisha Buckley, informed the Star, “I’m simply coming from the hospital and the medical doctors are telling me that she will not be going to make it. Is one % probability dem give mi child to dwell, only one %. The one % is simply because her eyes are open. My child can’t breathe on her personal in any respect. The medical doctors say they will’t take her off the machine. They beat my child and gave her one % at life.”
Buckley went on to say that the beating started when a girl requested her daughter what she was taking a look at which prompted a confrontation. Buckley added that the opposite social gathering attendees “loved the present” and didn’t assist as one in every of her daughter’s pals started to panic. On the time of writing, no arrests have been made within the case.
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