Confirmed: Girls burn to death in Clarendon





Two sisters aged ten and seven were burned to death in a fire at a house located in Mount Hymus, Pennant, Clarendon last night.

Firefighters from the Chapelton Fire Department, were summoned to the scene as residents could only save the sister's four-year-old brother from the blaze which began sometime after 8 pm.

The charred remains of 7-year-old Bianca McKenzie and 10-year-old Junelle McKenzie were later recovered by the police.

A search has now been launched for the whereabouts of the children's mother who reportedly fled the scene.



  
Add your comments:

To Post: Connect with facebook

Subscribe to comments feed Comments (4 posted)

avatar
Janet Evans 29/03/2013 20:13:06
that so sad......may their soul rest in peace.
avatar
Reid Rudolph 29/03/2013 19:04:51
Am i reading right , did it say (MOTHER) then what next,,
avatar
Richard Lawrence 29/03/2013 18:34:58
When you hear about these incidents you often wonder, but when you find out that its your relatives.
avatar
Heston Boothe 29/03/2013 17:18:11
The name of the place is Mount Hindmost!!!
total: 4 | displaying: 1 - 4

Case put off for St. Mary student accused of stabbing victim 32 times

A pending post mortem report has stalled the murder trial of 24-year-old student Pearnel Malcolm who is accused of the June 25, 2014 fatal stabbing of Lincoln Jones on June 25. Jones was allegedly stabbed to death by Malcolm, after he attempted to intervene in a dispute between his niece and the accused man. Malcolm who was in a relationship with Jones’s niece, reportedly accused her of being unfaithful, and attempted to stab her, when her Uncle intervened and he was allegedly stabbed 32 times by the accused man. A court date of September 4 was scheduled for Malcolm’s return to court.
0 |

Teen held in Lottery Scam probe offered bail

19-year-old Nakia Brown who is accused of being involved in Lotto Scam activities, was offered bail in the sum of $500,00 yesterday when he appeared in the Santa Cruz Magistrates Court. Brown was arrested on August 18, and charged with possession of identity information, following an operation by police in St. Elizabeth searched a house resided in. Several lead sheets, mobile phones, computers, and documents containing data on persons living in the United States were allegedly found by Police. The accused teen is slated to return to Court on October 27.
0 |

Ananda Alert issued for 16-yr-old Allman Town girl

16-year-old Shanique Brown of Stephen Street, Allman Town, Kingston 4, has been missing since Wednesday, July 23. She is of dark complexion, medium build and is about 157 centimetres (5 feet 2 inches) tall. Contact the Allman Town Police at 922-2842, Police 119 or Hear the Children’s Cry 929-0431, 294-8123, 294-8124, 822-0483, 294-8125. No photograph of Shanique Brown was available.
0 |

Earthquake strikes near Samoa

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck near the tiny South Pacific nation of Samoa today, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The quake was centered 136 miles southwest of Apia, and had a depth of 6.2 miles. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury.
0 |

Brazilian declared dead freed from body bag

A 54 year-old Brazilian man, Valdelucio de Oliveira Goncalves was declared dead by Brazilian health officials after suffering two heart attacks, however the man’s family says he
0 |

New JUTC fares sees smooth transition

Deputy Managing Director of Operations at the JUTC, Krik Finnikin has said that there has been a smooth transition to the new fare structure of
0 |

St. Thomas man accused of murder over earphone remanded

Winston Lindsay who is accused of the fatal stabbing of his brother in St. Thomas was remanded when he appeared in the Yallahs RM Court. Police have identified his deceased brother as 36-year-old Leroy Lindsay. It is alleged that the 36-year-old man was heading to his farm sometime after 6am, on August 8, when his younger sibling who is reportedly mentally ill accused him of throwing away his earphone. A knife was then reportedly used to stab the 36-year-old man who died on the spot. Residents in Mavis Bank managed to apprehend the main suspect and brought him into police custody. The accused man is slated to return to Court on September 1, where the case will be mentioned in the Corporate Area RM Court.
0 |

FBI confirms American journalist's beheading

U.S. intelligence officials on Wednesday confirmed the authenticity of a  video showing the beheading of American freelance journalist James Foley by the Islamic State militant
0 |

West Indies claim 3-wicket win over Bangladesh in first ODI

The West Indies went 1-0 up in the first One Day International match against Bangladesh with a 3-wicket win in St. George’s today. Bangladesh took first strike after they lost the toss and were sent in to bat 217 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 50 overs. Anamul Haque top scored for the Bangladeshis with 109 runs after facing 138 balls. West Indies in their reply limped to the required total in 39.4 overs with Kieron Pollard contributing 89 to their score as he got the highest runs for the Windies. Scores in the match: Bangladesh 217 for 9 (50 overs), West Indies 219 for 7 (39.4 overs); West Indies lead three-match ODI 1-0.
0 |

Alleged police abuse sparks protests in Annotto Bay

Residents in Annotto Bay and surrounding areas in St. Mary, blocked several roads in protest over the alleged abuse of a man at the hands of the Police today. It is alleged that a man who suffered injuries at a dance over the weekend, went to file a report at the Annotto Bay Police Station, and he was reportedly assaulted by a lawman. The male complainant had to seek medical attention and as word of the incident spread, resident mounted roadblocks. Police have managed to clear some of the roadblocks, and have stepped up patrols in the area. The protestors have called for a high level investigation into the reported assault of the man by the police.
0 |

NWC announces new Corporate Area water restrictions due to drought

The National Water Commission wishes to advise customers in the Corporate area who are served by the Hope Water Supply Treatment Plant in St Andrew, that as a result of the continuing drought conditions there is an adjustment to the supply times at this facility. These changes in supply times will see customers in the following areas receiving water as follows: Papine – will be supplied from 4:00am to 12:00pm Gordon Town and Kintyre – will be supplied from 4:00am to 12:00pm on alternate days. University of the West Indies (UWI) - will be supplied from 4:00am to 8:00 pm Mona Heights and August Town – will be supplied from 4:00am to 9:00am and 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Liguanea – will be supplied from 4:00am to 4:00pm Beverly Hills – will be supplied from 4:00am to 12:00pm. Hope Pastures - will be supplied from 4:00am to 12pm on alternate days The National Water Commission regrets any inconvenience caused and urges customers to continue to store and conserve water.
0 |

JA dollar closes at J$112.78 to US$1

The Jamaican dollar stood firm in trading against the American currency in foreign exchange trading today. The Jamaican dollar stood at J$112.78 to US$1. In other trading, the Canadian dollar gained $0.33 to close at an average of J$103.29 to CAN$1, and the British pound weakened by $0.78 to end at an average of J$187.51 to £1.
0 |

Confirmed cases of Chikungunya virus in Jamaica now at 17

Confirmed cases of Chikungunya virus in Jamaica now at 17
Jamaica now has 17 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus according to the Health Ministry. The Ministry reported that, the seven additional cases were confirmed after samples were sent to the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA). Fourteen of the cases are from local transmission, two imported, and one still under investigation due to the individual's travel history.Affected parishes include, St. Thomas, St. Ann, St. Catherine and Kingston and St. Andrew.
0 |

4 McDonald’s restaurants forced to shut down in Moscow

4 McDonald’s restaurants forced to shut down in Moscow
Operations at four McDonald’s restaurants in Moscow, have been suspended by Russia’s safety watchdog after they were accused of breaching sanitary laws. The US fast food chain according to the watchdog violated numerous “sanitary legislation requirements’. The restaurants have all been sealed off by the watchdog. In response, McDonald’s in a release says it is currently reviewing claims made by the Russian agency.
0 |

Jamaica Mad to Raas!

Image courtesy of  www.ridoutphoto.com
When did it come to this? Where do we begin to look for answers? Turns out that these are deep rooted psychological problems. And what the good Professor Hickling has concluded, might in fact be right. Jamaicans are mad people.
59 |

Successful Asian Leader says former Jamaican PM – “Ruinous”

Successful Asian Leader says former Jamaican PM – “Ruinous”
"(Jamaican) professionals felt they had no future"
20 |

Controversy in London

The 30th Olympiad is very much underway and of course with big Games come big controversies. I have highlighted just a few of the notables below.
0 |

9.63s - Asafa's Pain

  9.63s was the time that flashed on the clock inside the stadium in London. Less than 10s after the starter fired the gun, the Men’s
12 |

Will Usain's 'Mobot' Pose After Winning the 4x100m Relay At The London 2012 Olympics Cost Him?

Trademarking a Pose, Can you? - Image and Branding The famous Mobot Pose - In honour of Mo Farah One of the biggest issues in the world
0 |

J$3 Million Phone Bill for Government Minister ?

J$3 Million Phone Bill for Government Minister ?
A Cabinet Minister racked up an over JA$3 million cellular phone bill with taxpayers having to pony up the cash soon. The massive bill was
23 |

"24 Things I wished I knew before getting pregnant"

So, I’m browsing the internet minding my own business when I stumbled upon new research which shows that women lose 90% of their eggs at
20 |



Level Feet Media Limited
Founded May 22, 2010
22B Old Hope Road
Kingston 5, Kingston Jamaica