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Month of death

CARLOS ATWELL, ​carlosatwell@nationnews.com

Added 01 August 2020


Lucina Edwards pointing to the hole in her home. Below: The spot where Bispham fell. (Pictures by Carlos Atwell.)

In less than a week, Barbados recorded two murders in one of the bloodiest months for the year so far.

kadeem-renaldo-bispham-death-spotThe latest killing was 26-year-old Kadeem Renaldo Bispham, of Roach Village, St George, who was shot yesterday around 2:45 a.m. in 2nd Avenue, Gills Gap, Eagle Hall, St Michael.

On Sunday, Nicholas Mayers, of Rowans, St George, was gunned down as he set up his coconut stall in his neighbourhood.

Two more men lost their lives to violence this month. On July 16, Henderson Branch, 53, of Trainline road, Halls Road, St Michael was killed in the area known as Marl Hole close to his home.



Two days later, on July 18, Ronald Skeete, 56, of Orange Hill, St James was stabbed to death at his home. (CA)

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Instead of an announcement via the Throne Speech, should Barbadians decide via referendum whether the country becomes a republic?