Política

Clarendon Massacre | 'An act of savagery and brutality of unequal proportions' – Chang

Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang has strongly condemned the killing of a Clarendon mother and her four children whose throats were slashed. 

The tragic discovery was made at their home this morning in the community of Cocoa Piece in New Road

The mother has been identified as 34-year-old Kemisha Wright, and her four children are Kimana Smith, 15, Shemari Smith, 10, Kafana Smith, 5, and 23-month-old Kishaun Henry

“It is an act of savagery and brutality of unequal proportions. These are young, promising children with their lives ahead of them. Wright was a hardworking and honest young woman who was making a life for herself and her children,” said Chang this morning at the start of the parliamentary committee that is reviewing the Firearms (Prohibition, Restriction and Regulations) Act, 2022

Chang argued that their killing reflects the epidemic of interpersonal violence that permeates sections of the society. 

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