Friday, April 19, 2024

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On Monday, while most Barbadians had Tropical Storm Dorian on their minds, Shirley Linton and her family were fighting back tears.

But it had nothing to do with the pending weather system.

Twelve years after the Arch Cot tragedy which ripped her family apart on August 26, 2007, Linton and her relatives are still hoping for compensation from the loss of daughter Cassandra and her husband Donavere Codrington, and grandchildren Shaquanda, Shaquille and Yashiro.

She said family members talked about Cassandra as a mother all the time, and remembered what a good job she had done with the children before their residence, the Shalom Apartments at Arch Cot Terrace, Brittons Cross Road, St Michael, fell into a 75-foot cavern. (BA)

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