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Mother killed at schoolgate

Published:Tuesday | March 4, 2008 | 3:55 PM

A woman who went to drop off her two children at a primary school in St. Catherine was shot dead at the gate of the school by an unknown assailant this morning.



Dead is Joan \'Jo\' Taylor Rogers of an Eltham address.



According to police report, around 8 am, Mrs. Rogers drove her Townace motor vehicle to the gate of the school, when she was approached by a man, who walked up to her vehicle and shot her twice in the head, killing her on the spot.



Several parents were seen hurrying to remove their children, some of whom were crying from the scene.



Principal Garth Gayle said, “it is really a sad day. Today we will close the school by 2 pm.”