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Houston father Marcus Roy killed in crash in St. Croix


He was a husband and a father trying to make some money to purchase his family’s first home. Now he’s gone.

Friends describe Marcus Roy as a cowboy who loved his family and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

“He loved it. He was a cowboy, an incredible dancer,” said Shelby Nixon, a Godmother to Roy’s youngest daughter.

Friends say Roy was working an inspection job for a Houston company in St. Croix when he was killed in an after work accident with a co-worker. Wayne Norton is a good friend and co-worker who spoke to ABC13 from St. Croix.

“Marcus loved his girls and wife more than anything and everything he did was for them,” said Norton.

His wife Christina is now without a husband. His two girls are under the age of two and without their father.

“The things he would do…

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Convicted knife killer died in jet ski crash on Caribbean holiday, inquest hears

Convicted knife killer, 29, who was turning his life around on university course died in jet ski crash on Caribbean holiday, inquest hears

  • Jordan Mayers, 29, suffered a fatal head injury when he hit his cousin’s jet ski
  • Student was previously convicted of the murder of Emmanuel Odenewu in 2006
  • His family said Mayers had ‘turned his life around’ after his release from jail

Faith Ridler For Mailonline

A convicted knife killer who had ‘turned his life around’ died in a horrific jet ski crash on the first day of a Caribbean holiday, an inquest heard.

Jordan Mayers, 29, was studying business management in an attempt to get his life back on track after he spent years behind bars for the killing of a…

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Policeman dies in car crash in Spanish Town, Jamaica

A police constable died in a motor vehicle crash this morning on St Johns Road, Spanish Town, St Catherine.

He has been identified as Shadale Goldbourne.

The police’s Corporate Communication Unit (CCU) said the deceased policeman was attached to the Kingston Central Police Division, but was performing duties in the St Catherine North Police Division at the time of death. ​

Goldburne was killed about 2:30 a.m. when the Suzuki Swift motor car he was driving along the Spanish Town bypass crashed at the intersection with St John’s Road. The motor car reportedly crashed into a tree before coming to rest in a ditch beside the roadway.

The CCU said the JCF Chaplaincy Unit and the JCF welfare officer has made contact with the family and colleagues…

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South African anti-drink driving campaign draws flak for faking celebrity’s car crash, Africa News & Top Stories

A young woman films a live Instagram video of herself in a car excitedly talking to viewers. Suddenly, there is a loud screech and a crash, as the phone flies from her grip to show a smashed windscreen.

Seeing this video on any ordinary person’s Instagram feed would be enough to shock most people, but when the person filming the video was South African rapper Nomuzi Mabena, social media erupted.

Mabena first posted several photos on her social media pages on Thursday (Jan 10) implying that she had been drinking and driving. Shortly after, she posted a live video of herself in a car on Instagram, appealing for aspiring artists to sign with her label.

“So if you know any singers, dancers, rappers, DJs, DJs who can sing, dance, and rap-” she says, before being cut off by what appeared to be a…

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South African stuntwoman Olivia Jackson sues for R39m after losing arm in horror crash

Cape Town – Local stuntwoman Olivia Jackson is suing various parties for R39m (£2.2m) after a horrific on-set crash during filming in South Africa, …
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Person struck in hit-and-run crash in Temple Hills

A person was struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run crash Saturday night in Prince George’s County.

Police said the person was struck in the 4700 block of Stamp Road in Temple Hills. They were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The striking vehicle – which did not remain at the scene – is described as a newer four-door Nissan with Virginia tags, police said. The car possibly may have a Lyft decal and damage to the windshield.

The driver of the striking vehicle is described as an African American male with a slim build and long locks.

Anyone who has information regarding the incident is asked to call (301) 731-4422.

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