Woman charged in poisoning death of St Elizabeth teacher

HammerOfJusticeCST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — A woman alleged to have been involved in a poison assault on a couple in Santa Cruz last Wednesday leaving a 30 year-old teacher Kerry Ann Powell dead has been charged with assault and housebreaking.

Police say Patricia Taylor Sinclair, estranged wife of Powell’s boy friend — who was himself hospitalised after the alleged assault — is to appear in the Santa Cruz Resident’s Magistrates Court this (Tuesday) morning.

Police say Taylor Sinclair has been charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm and house breaking.

Last week a policeman who was also detained for questioning in relation to the incident was released pending further investigations.

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