Nation e-Edition

Death plunge

Angel and Keith Taitt on their wedding day. (GP) ANGEL TAITT’s husband Keith (centre) and friend Roger Hinds talking to the police outside the Queen Elizabeth Hospital shortly after she was pronounced dead.

Sat, September 15, 2012 - 12:10 AM

MOST MOTHERS want their children to get what they want,  but Janice Nicholls was praying  for another outcome for her Angel yesterday.

Less than half an hour after hearing of her daughter’s deadly intentions, Nicholls had to hustle  to a scene outside City Centre car park, where the 24-year-old lay almost lifeless after jumping from the very top.

Friends and family are trying to make sense of what could have led the “nice” young woman to jump.

  Please read the full story in today’s SATURDAY SUN, or in the eNATION edition.

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Posted by Carl Harper 2 years, 1 month ago
When tragic incidents such as these occur, we ask ourselves if there were any visible signs that our loved one had been contemplating such an act, and if so, did we do anything or enough that could have prevented the situation. We are often left with a sense of guilt, along with understandable pain and grief.

Angel obviously resolved in her mind that there was no other way out of her troubling circumstances and decided it was best to end It all. Why she felt that way, we may never know.

It is a very sad day for everyone because it could have been a member of our own families. My deepest condolences extend to her family and may they find strength during this difficult period.

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Posted by Janet Mayers 2 years, 1 month ago
This story is heart-wrenching.There are no words to describe the pain of the mother who gave this young lady birth.Only God can sustain her at this time.
Without details,I must say that unless she had a psychiatric history and some kind of hallucinations, she must have been going through a really rough time no matter the type of pain. For some pains we need injections or pills and for some we need injections,pills and people,for others, just people.(the ones who love us unconditionally)Above all we need God.
My prayers go out to the grieving family.

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Posted by mac _ ham 2 years, 1 month ago
No one know the reason that cause this woman to give up on life, sometimes we pretend to be strong in certain situations when dealing with personal matters. J

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Posted by Cheese On 2 years, 1 month ago
So what happened that she took her life? Are you going to have an extended article? We don't hear much about people leaping from buildings to take their own lives here in Bim! Call it gypsy, I would just like to know what caused a mother to take her life like this!

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Posted by D. Stoute 2 years, 1 month ago
Cheese On, don't hold your breath on that one. My experience with this daily paper is that in too many instances we are offered sensational, provocative headlines, graphic photos, and the real story is left to the imagination.

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Posted by Cheese On 2 years, 1 month ago
I agree I dont think they will tell us much more at all!

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Posted by Pan Wallie 2 years, 1 month ago
Good comment, Carl Harper.
My condolences to the Nicholls family. I wish you comfort and love.
To those undergoing trials like Angel, If in our darkest hour we can find just that little grain of faith, the size of a mustard seed, then light will eventually come again.
May Angel rest in peace.

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Posted by Col Cam 2 years, 1 month ago
My deepest condolences to her family and friends,may they find comfort at this time.

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Posted by D. Stoute 2 years, 1 month ago
We need to learn to talk about our emotions, watch for signs that our loved ones are not doing well emotionally. I've always felt that Bajans tend not to pay much attention to the emotional side of people - my experience at least. When loved ones are acting in a desperate way, we need to be alert, and we need to intervene, even if it's to the point of being pushy. We can't always thwart the efforts of someone bent on self-estruction, but I'd rather offend someone I care about than regret not having done enough.

My condolences to this family. Love each other and take care of each other. May you find comfort in this trying time.

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Posted by SANDREA BUTCHER 2 years, 1 month ago
These are dark times and we need to get back to God. Our relationships with God have to be as strong as ever. We cannot face these trials and tribulations alone. Whatever trials come our way, we need to give them to God. We then need to have faith that the Lord will give us His PEACE. The peace that surpasses all understanding. We can not wait until all else fails. We would never be delivered.

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