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Free too soon!

ANTOINETTE CONNELL, [email protected]

Free too soon!

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THE PRISON GATES have been flung open again, this time to set free killer Oliver Sinclair Archer.

And with his freedom yesterday came a flood of tears from Esther Goddard, the mother of his 28-year-old victim Andrea Williams who died between May 22 and 27, 2003. oliver-sinclair-archer

“The system does not have feeling for the individual’s family. It seems to only care about the people who do the killing, that they come back out and go on with their lives. In the end the individual’s family still got the grief, still got the pain, still got to go on. He got his life and I got her three children to raise without a father, without a mother. Nobody ain’t look at that . . . . I had no help,” Goddard cried during the interview at her Bush Hall, St Michael home yesterday.

In June 2003, Archer, a former chef, of Eckstein Village, Tudor Bridge, St Michael, was charged with two counts of murder – one in relation to Williams, his girlfriend, of Bank Hall, St Michael, and the 1993 death of 24-year-old Yvette Sherry-Ann Wharton, of Warners Park, Christ Church..

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.