Tuesday 19 June, 2018

VIDEO: Eyewitness describes when Irma hit Barbuda

Stevet Jeremiah - the mother of a 2-year-old boy who died when Hurricane Irma hit the island of Barbuda.

Stevet Jeremiah - the mother of a 2-year-old boy who died when Hurricane Irma hit the island of Barbuda.

The mother of the 2-year-old boy who died when Hurricane Irma hit the island of Barbuda spoke about the devastation in the aftermath of the natural disaster.

Stevet Jeremiah said her two children were trying to escape when the house sustained extensive damage, and that the wind swept one of them away into nearby flood waters.

The child's body was brought to Antigua for an autopsy.