Woman killed in alleged arson attack at St Andrew home

Jamaica News: A 50-year-old woman died in a fire after receiving burns to her body, suspected to be the work of arsonists, at her Constant Spring home in St Andrew on Wednesday, November 29.

She has been identified as Claudette Hatty, a domestic helper of 19 Manor View Drive, Kingston 8.

The police reported are that at about 1.30 am, the woman was at her three room dwelling when the house was firebombed by the unknown assailants.

Police and firefighters were summoned before the house was destroyed.

The charred remains of the woman were later discovered within the rubble.

Investigation continues by the police.

 

By: Marc Lodge

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