One dead, 30 homeless after fire destroys houses in suspected domestic dispute
The police are probing a fatal end to a domestic dispute and suspected arson along Beeston Street in downtown Kingston.
The Gleaner understands that close to 30 persons are now homeless as a result of the blaze.
It is reported that about 3:30 this morning residents saw smoke coming from a premises and summoned the fire department.
A woman, who has been identified as 37-year-old Latoya Whyte, was found dead during a search of the compound.
Her partner, who residents say was involved in a dispute with her earlier, is now on the run.
The fire department responded to the blaze and is now conducting cooling down operations.
- Andre Williams
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