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PLP Demands Death Toll Disclosure – Eight More Missing in Abaco

While the official hurricane death toll is 61 and police confirmed that eight more people are missing in Abaco, Progressive Liberal Party Leader (PLP) Philip Davis made a demand yesterday for the government to reveal the real death toll.

“We also urge the prime minister to disclose fully the death toll from the hurricane,” Davis said, as he responded to the prime minister’s call for a curfew in Abaco.

Since the passage of Hurricane Dorian, the death toll has been climbing and many people are still missing.

On Saturday, police released the identities of eight additional people from Abaco who were missing since the storm.

Missing is 81-year-old Juanita Lowe, a Marsh Harbour resident, who police described as five feet, six inches tall, medium built, with white complexion.

Eight-year-old Myeisha Edgecombe, of Dundas Town, is also missing.  Police described her as four feet tall, slim built with dark complexion.

Leroy Lowe, 68, of Marsh Harbour is missing.  Police described him as having white complexion, five feet, six inches to five feet, seven inches in height and of medium built. 

Treasure Cay resident Ricardo James Capron, 49, is also missing.  He is described by police as a medium built five feet, nine inches tall man, with medium complexion.

Another Dundas Town resident Jendayai Edgecombe, 17, is missing.  Police described her as slim built, five feet, eight inches tall, with dark complexion.

Also missing from Marsh Harbour is 39-year-old Jeffrey Danis.  Police described him as slim built with dark brown complexion and five feet, eleven inches tall.

In addition, 23-year-old Malik Moultrie, also from Marsh Harbour is missing.  According to police, he is five feet, six inches tall, slim built, with dark brown complexion.

From Dundas Town, 55-year-old Michael Dawkins is also missing.  According to police, he is six feet, two inches tall, slim built, with dark brown complexion.

In its last update, the National Emergency Management Agency reported that 424 persons remain missing since Hurricane Dorian.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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