54 Year Old St. George’s Woman Dies After Fall

August 20, 2014

A 54 year old woman died after falling and hitting her head at a Ferry Road, St. George’s residence yesterday [Aug 19], the police have confirmed.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:43pm on Tuesday August 19th police and first responders attended a report of an incident that took place at a Ferry Road, St. George’s residence.

“It appears that a woman lost her footing and as a result fell and hit her head. The woman, a 54 year old St. George’s woman, was later taken to KEMH where she was pronounced dead.

“Foul play is not suspected and inquiries into this incident are ongoing.”

The police have not officially released her name as of this time.

Update 2.57pm: Premier Michael Dunkley and Opposition Leader Marc Bean today expressed their condolences following the sudden passing of Rochelle Bascome, the wife of Member of Parliament Kenny Bascome. Their statements can be read here.

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  1. Um just saying says:

    Condolences to the family.

  2. St. George's Community says:

    Sad day for St. George’s. Our sincerest condolences to her family.

  3. mixitup says:

    My condolences to her family, such a lovely person she was.

  4. NO MORE WAR says:

    Tragic. Condolences to this lady’s friends and family.

  5. Terry says:

    My condolences to the family.
    Shalom.

  6. Oh no says:

    Oh no. Condolences to family and friends

  7. hmmm says:

    This is very sad. My condolences to her Family and friends.

  8. aceboy says:

    Very sad. Life can be so tenuous. Condolences to all the family.

  9. LiarLiar says:

    Sincere condolences.

    I, myself, had a relative who took a simple stumble and didn’t make it through.

    Just shows how precious life is and how easily, and cruelly, it can be taken away.

  10. Very sad day for St. George. My deepest condolences.

  11. StillThatBS says:

    Thankxx everyone! My family are coping the best we can! My dear cousin Rochelle, we will miss you terribly xxoo we love you so much!

  12. just saying says:

    So very sorry to read this…condolences to the family…what a terrible thing to happen..we just never know..God bless her..

  13. Cathy says:

    Just horrible. I’m so so sorry, Kenny.

  14. Yes I remember Rochelle ,Mrs. Bascome went Whitney Institute,class of 77 I believe,Aunt Peggies lane,Old Maids lane area,very sad indeed.

  15. Gordon B says:

    I was so sad to here that it was Rochelle that passed , St.George’s has lost a great women I would always remember her as a cool boss and a good friend .