Thursday 29 October, 2020

Consul General Neval Greenidge loses daughter in Green Point incident

Tanya shared this photo of her dad and her as a throwback on her social media page. (Source: FB)

Tanya shared this photo of her dad and her as a throwback on her social media page. (Source: FB)

One day after his daughter was killed at her Green Point home in St Philip, Barbados' Consul General stationed in Miami Neval Greenidge changed his social media profile photos to images of his daughter and grandson.

He made Tanya and her son A both his profile photo and cover photo.

To those who knew Neval his children were his pride and joy. He always spoke highly of Tanya and was quick to talk about her practising back home when asked about her progress or well-being. 

Police are investigating the unnatural death of Tanya, which occurred on August 28. It is reported as the 30th unnatural death on island for the year 2020.

Since the news of the victim's identity broke on Saturday, condolences have been rolling in for Neval and the rest of the home circle, with many holding Tanya's five-year-old son in their prayers especially.

Superintendent of The Wesleyan Holiness Church in the Caribbean, Joel Cumberbatch wrote:

"Condolences on behalf of my family and the Wesleyan Holiness Church community in the Caribbean. We wish to assure you of our prayer at this time of great loss. God is your refuge and strength and your present help in the time of trouble.

"May she rest in peace!"

Chief Operations Officer at Transport Board Lynda Holder - My condolences to you and your family at this time.

Former Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Member of Parliament Dr Maria Agard - My condolences Neval 

Musician and Philanthropist John Roett - Bro, I am in tears, and I can find no words at this time. Holding you in prayer, my friend.

Communications Specialist Joy-Ann Haigh - Neval Greenidge there are no words that can truly express the sadness I feel right now. God will be your strength in your time of need . My sincere condolences to you and to your family my friend. May she R.I.P.

Press Secretary to the Prime Minister, Roy Morris - Hang in there my friend. Wish I could say more, but at this time I know words don't do a whole lot.

Loop extends deepest condolences to Neval Greenidge and his family circle.

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