Names of 65 dead and missing in Dominica after Hurricane Maria released
By By TDN Wire Staff
November 13, 2017 4:14 P.M
Roseau, Dominica (TDN)
- More than seven weeks after the passage of Hurricane Maria in Dominica Police have released the names of persons confirmed dead and those missing and believed to have died.
According to the Police report 31 persons are confirmed dead and another 34 are missing and feared dead from across the island.
The majority of the dead and missing were in the villages of Pointe Michel and Loubiere where 25 of the 65 dead and missing came from.
Confirmed dead from Pointe Michel are Royston Toussaint, Murray Delmore, Veronica Peltier and Glen Alexander. Missing and presumed dead are Randolph Randy Charles, Philipson Renault, Ann Lanquedoc, Morian Lanquedoc, Nadora Williams, Garvin Francis, Jerome Daniel, Jayalia Lawrence, Gertain Daniel, Edith Fontaine, Nashon Attidore, Darry Grove of Vielle case and Joanne Francis.
With regards to Loubiere confirmed dead dead is 10-year-old Yakira Joseph and missing and presumed dead are Destiny Joseph, Ivon Prevost , Myrtle Celaire, Clive Leblanc, Jerry Lafleur, Annie Simon and Ronnie Jolly of Petit Savanne.
Elsewhere in Dos Dane confirmed dead are Alfred Magloire, Jennifer Moulon and Anthony Bannis, aka Rasta with Rita Magloire and Vitus of Paix Bouche missing and presumed dead.
In Fond Baron Gloria Elie Prosper is confirmed dead and one-year-old Jaydon Jno Baptiste is confirmed missing feared dead.
In the community of Mahaut, Alicious Joseph and Lee alias Dig are dead while in Casttle Bruce, Laronde Roberts of Mahaut and Alexis Laville of Penville died during the storm.
Also confirmed dead are Peter Registe of Tarish pit, Emmanuel Joseph of Fond Cole, Daminal Ishmael of Stockfarm and John Thomas and Ivon Jules of Morne Bruce, Irella Henry of Marigot, Janet Canoville of Belles living in Grand Fond, Theresa Frederick of Dublanc, Lucy Thomas of Scottshead and Whitfield Lawrence of Woodfordhill.
Confirmed missing and feared dead in Roseau are Minelle Monetto, Jeffrey Menero , Edmond Charles , Sharon Francis and Jno Lewis Fontaine.
In Canefield Peter Lewis, Vanya Woodman in Bath Estates, Marcus Boyd in Castle Comfort, Jopha Christopher six-year-old in Pottersville and Christine Thomas in Savanne Paille are also all missing and presumed dead.
A total of five bodies recovered after the storm are yet to be identified. Those described as missing and presumed dead were mainly washed away by raging flood waters and their bodies have not been recovered.
Many did not survive Maria's wrath.
Hurricane Maria was the most destructive storm to hit Dominica in the modern era eclipsing Hurricane David of August 29, 1979 which left 56 persons dead.