Family house goes down
ANOTHER BLACK ROCK, ST MICHAEL FAMILY are now homeless after the house they occupied for over 40 years was demolished after they failed to comply with a court order to remove the house from the property.
On Thursday, January 12, partially blind 64-year-old Coleridge Knight and his 68-year-old cousin Edbert Gladstone Knight, of Griffith Land, Black Rock, were out in the cold after their house was demolished.
Last Thursday, 79-year-old Gwendolyn Snagg, her companion 70-year-old Goulbourne Yearwood, and son 34-year-old Fitzgerald Snagg, of Black Rock Main Road, watched the boards of their home tumble to the ground after being pushed down by a bulldozer.
Pointing out that he was a man of few words, Fitzgerald told the SATURDAY SUN he was disappointed the landowner did not give his family the opportunity to purchase the property. (AH)
Read the full story in today’s SATURDAY SUN.