Nurse shot and killed in St Mary


Thursday, January 17, 2013

Print this page Email A Friend!

A registered nurse from the Annotto Bay Hospital in St Mary was shot and killed while returning home from work last night.

Thirty-year-old Shellion Pinnock-Lafayette of Farm Heights in Port Maria was shot in her community while driving home from work.

Reports from the Port Maria Police are that about 10:30 pm, residents heard an explosion and summoned the police.

Lafayette was found in her car suffering from gunshot wounds.  She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Lafayette died leaving two young children.

The Port Maria police continue to carry out investigations.




1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus



Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon