Family wants justice for slain relative
September 3, 2010
Family wants justice for slain relative

The family of deceased farmer Adrian Samuel of Lowmans Windward is seeking justice on behalf of their beloved relative.{{more}}

Samuel, a 54-year-old farmer, was killed early Saturday, August 28, after succumbing to stab wounds which he sustained during an attack.

“Every time ah think ah Adrian, water come ah me eye,” Louise Samuel, aunt of the deceased man, told SEARCHLIGHT.

“Ah can’t sleep ah night,” she continued.

“If he been get sick, me wouldn’t ah feel it so, but he die ah horrible death,” Louise lamented.

The 84-year-old woman told SEARCHLIGHT that she raised Adrian after his mother Etta had migrated to the United States.

She described him as “free handed”, adding that he was always kind to her.

Louise did, however, admit that her nephew was a bit “hasty”.

“He was not one to make trouble, but if you trouble he, then he nah forgot you,” she said.

Cousin Pansita Samuel shared similar sentiments, saying that Adrian was not known as a troublemaker in the community.

She admitted that Adrian usually became loud after drinking.

She further added that her cousin was intoxicated at the time of his death.

“I know Adrian was drunk. All he had to do was to go home, but he went down the road around the boy and dem,” she said.

However, Pansita also made it clear that her cousin was not deserving of such a tragic death.

“Even if somebody bad, them never deserve to die that way,” she told SEARCHLIGHT, adding that based on the reports that she had received, the attack on her cousin was unprovoked.

Police charged Laymond Harry, a 30-year-old labourer, also of Lowmans Windward, on Monday, August 30, for the crime. (DD)