Jamaica: Female lawyer killed in ‘Ochi’ identified; mom battling for life

September 14, 2019

Grief has struck the resort town of Ocho Rios in St Ann with the news of the heinous murder of a prominent female attorney there and the wounding of her mother while both were inside a vehicle on Milford Road on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Sashakay Fairclough.

She was an attorney at Murray and Tucker law firm in Ocho Rios up to the time of her death. Police sources said her mother remains hospitalised in critical condition.

Reports reaching Loop News are that sometime before 6 pm, the two women were travelling in a vehicle when they were approached by gunmen who opened hitting them several times.

The attorney reportedly died at the scene, while her mother who was reportedly driving the vehicle at the time of the attack, was hospitalised.

As news of the incident spread throughout the town and, by extension, the parish, persons rushed to social media sites, including Facebook, to express shock at the young attorney’s killing.

http://www.loopjamaica.com/content/female-lawyer-killed-ochi-identified-mom-battling-life

http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/front-page/lawyer-s-murder-still-a-mystery-police-source-we-are-working-hard-to-find-her-attackers_174836

http://www.loopjamaica.com/content/just-female-lawyer-shot-dead-ocho-rios

Jamaica lawyer murdered

JAMAÏQUE –13 septembre 2019

Sashakay Fairclough, 29 ans, a été abattue par des hommes armés alors qu’elle se trouvait à l’intérieur d’une automobile dans une section d’Ocho Rios, à St Ann.
Une parente qui conduisait le véhicule au moment des faits, a été transportée à l’hôpital avec des blessures par balle.
Avocate connue, Sashakay Fairclough, avocate à la Jamaïque qui a reçu une formation de barrister à Londres, est la petite-fille d’Osmond Theodore Fairclough, reconnu comme le père fondateur du People’s National Party (PNP) en 1938.

(L’Observatoire des Avocats Facebook, 14/09/19)

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