No news is bad news
As we went into the summer we were full of optimism. There was due to be a fitness to plead hearing on 25th September and repairs were being undertaken to the criminal courts in St Lucia to make them safer.
We hope once the 25th September fitness to plead hearing was past there would be a full trial in early October covering Roger’s murder and also the charges of violence against me.
About a month ago I started to press for some advice as to when I should book my plane tickets and accommodation out in St Lucia. I received no formal response, although there were indications that there was a risk that the court case on 25th would not go ahead.
As of today I’ve heard nothing, despite promises of an update, so I’m just very disappointed that once again communication seems to have broken down. Needless to say, I very much fear that the early October trial date is now gone. If the fitness to plead hearing has not taken place we’ve probably lost another three months because we go to the back of the queue.
As we approach the fifth anniversary of Roger’s death I do need to find some way of commemorating this milestone in my life, and what would have been another five years in our lives together. The best form of commemoration would be to have the trial completed. That would be the best way, to deliver justice for Roger.