Remembering the Sandy Park six

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

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A woman walks by a piece of black cloth with the words "Six Gone Too Soon' tied to the fence of the Sovereign Centre in Liguanea, St Andrew, yesterday at the spot where William George Bailey and his common-law wife Skeeta Young who died during last week's floods operated a stall. Both were washed away during heavy rains early Wednesday morning after their two-storey Sandy Park concrete house in which they along with their four children were sleeping, collapsed into the gully at Sandy Park. The bodies of Bailey and Young were fished from a swamp behind Seaview Gardens in Kingston on Friday, while those of two of their children Kevonie and Sidoney Bailey were also found Friday in the vicinity of Petrojam and at the Kingston Container Terminal, respectively. Their oldest child, 14-year-old Keniji Boyd's body was found in the Sandy Gully, hours after the house fell in. The search continues for 11-year-old Brandy Fritz. (Photo: Lionel Rookwood)


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