When adults in the community of Ban Lane, Paradise, froze as a blaze consumed the one-bedroom dwelling in which her three siblings were trapped, six-year-old Cory Ann Palmer, affectionately called ‘Princess’, sprang into action. She dashed into the burning house – to the horror of the watching adults, and after a breath-catching moment, she re-emerged, clutching her one-year-old sister in her arms. Though she was unable to save her two brothers – who tragically perished in the fire, her community, her school, Albion Primary and Junior High and the Ministry of Education, recognized her as a hero, and recently, she was honoured.
It is still a mystery to the police and relatives of 50-year-old farmer and construction worker, Raymond Deans of Roehampton district in South St. James, as to what could have led to his death, after his body was fished from waters in the North Gully below the bridge at the intersection of Harbour Street and Embassy Place in Montego Bay on Sunday morning.
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