Autopsies set in cocaine tonic deaths

Autopsies are expected to be performed today on the four persons who died after consuming a cocaine-laced multivitamin that was destined for the United States.

Meanwhile, police are still seeking the person who delivered the tonic and other items to the family that died.

Former army officer Alex Blair, 40, his reputed wife, hairdresser Simone Price, 36, their son, Jahaquel Blair, 6, a student of the St Pius Primary School and a family friend Natasha George, 36, who was an employee of John Fernandes Limited died on Sunday after drinking from a bottle of SSS Tonic in which cocaine had been dissolved.

Another son, Jamal Waterman, 12, who also imbibed some of the liquid but spat it out and drank juice to rid himself of the numbing taste survived the tragedy and has been admitted a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital.

Crime Chief Leslie James told reporters yesterday that while it has been said that the suspect has fled the jurisdiction,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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