Alleged matey dies after wife attack

August 22, 2017

A Manchester woman who is charged with assault after throwing a substance that caused severe burns on a woman she believed was having an affair with her husband, may be charged with murder after the victim succumbed to her injuries weeks after the attack.

According to the Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, the Manchester police are awaiting a post-mortem report to confirm that the injuries Roshane Griffiths suffered in the attack in the wee hours of Thursday,July 20, caused her death. 

A representative from CCU told THE STAR that if post-mortem results indicate that Griffiths died from the third degree burns she sustained in the attack, then a judge will give the go-ahead for the accused, Camille Chambers-Collins, to be charged with murder. 

It is alleged that Griffiths, who is from a Clarendon address, but worked as a bartender in Asia, Manchester where the incident occurred, was sitting in a car with a man believed to be the husband of Chambers-Collins around 12:25 a.m. on the mentioned day. 

Reports are that an enraged Chambers-Collins, doused Griffiths and the man with a substance.

Both were taken to hospital where it was reported that the mother of three suffered third degree burns on 75 er cent of her body.

She died early last week.


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