Update: House Fire Claims 3 Lives

Police and undertakers at the scene of fire.

Police are investigating a mid-afternoon fire which claimed the lives of three family members on Monday 26th March, 2018.

81-year-old Modestina Charles and her two grandchildren, 22-year-old Wade Charles and 3-year-old Jamal Charles died amid the blaze, which completely destroyed a 20 x 18 feet wooden-structured house at Upper St. John (St. Andrew).

The cause of the fire is still unknown and an estimate of the loss is yet to be ascertained.

Autopsies are pending.