Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Process ‘not fair’ to victims


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A father who lost his only child in a gruesome triple murder is pleading with authorities to spare the families of the victims when the court released inmates.

A chill ran through Junior Mapp last week when he took up the newspaper and saw that the man who had been convicted of killing his girlfriend, Sakina Walrond, 20, their baby Sha-Mya Mapp, two months, and her toddler son Shaqkem Gittens, three, had been freed by the Court of Appeal.

It has been 14 years since the dreadful call on April 1, 2005 informing him about a fire at Pasture Road, Haggatt Hall, St Michael, the night before and with the pain still fresh. (AC)

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