Jeff laid to rest
HUNDREDS WEPT and mourned yesterday for Michael Jefferson Albert, the 38-year-old carpenter, who was torched to death after a family dispute three weeks ago.
More than 1 500 people paid their last respects to the former cyclist occupying every seat in St George Parish Church, which holds 1 200.
Another 300 outside the church included former champion riders Vincent Lynch, Sean Kelly, John Cumberbatch, Ian Perryman, Louis King and the Knight brothers Ronald and Jefferson, along with coach Mark Grannum.
Albert’s girlfriend Sherry-Ann Virginie broke down at the graveside at the back of the church, and had to be consoled every step of the way by best friend Nanita.
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