The mother of a four-year-old girl who perished in an arson attack at their home yesterday at Dean Pen in Highgate, St. Mary has succumbed to her injuries.
She’s identified as 38-year-old bartender, Rose Beecher.
Ms. Beecher died on Tuesday night.
According to the police, both mother and daughter died after their home was firebombed by unknown assailants.
Reports are that at about 3:30 Tuesday morning, Beecher was at home with her relatives when an explosion woke them up. Shortly after the house was seen on fire.
The police and the fire department were alerted and Beecher was taken to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries while being treated.
The charred remains of her four-year-old daughter, Sariah Kowen, were seen among the debris after cooling down operations subsided.
The other family members escaped unhurt.
Detectives in the St. Mary Police say the investigations are ongoing.