Police are investigating the death of a woman and the injury of a man in a fire that destroyed a dwelling at Accompong Town, St Elizabeth this morning (Friday), March 23.
Dead is 39-year-old Marsha Lennon. Police have not revealed the name of the man and any relationship he may have to Ms Lennon.
Reports are that about 6:35 a.m., residents saw the house on fire and summoned the Police and the fire brigade. A team from the Santa Cruz Fire Department responded, and whilst conducting cooling down operations, charred remains—believed to be that of Ms. Lennon—were discovered. A man was said to be found outside the burnt house. He received burns all over his body. He was admitted in serious condition.