House fire claims elderly woman’s life
About 6:00am on Saturday the 26th of December 2009, police responded to a house fire at Arundel Hill, Castries. Upon arrival at the scene, the wall structure was completely destroyed by the fire. It was also discovered that 81- year- old, Marie Griffith who was in the house at the time, sustained injuries to her face; she was taken to the Victoria Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her 49 year old son Anthony Griffith who was also an occupant of the house, sustained injuries as a result of the fire and is presently admitted at the Victoria Hospital.
The cause of the fire is yet to be determined, however, investigation is continuing.