Former Miss Jamaica universe, Shakira Martin passes away from sickle cell disease at age 30


5 Aug 2016

Former Miss Jamaica universe, Shakira Martin passes away from sickle cell disease at age 30

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Former Miss Jamaica universe, Shakira Martin passes away from sickle cell disease at age 30
Former Miss Jamaica universe, Shakira Martin passes away from sickle cell disease at age 30

Shakira Martin, Former Miss Jamaica Universe is dead. The 30 year old beauty died on Wednesday August 3rd at Memorial Hospital West in Pembroke Pines from blood clots on both lungs and complications of sickle cell anemia she had since birth, According to Jamaican Observer who reported her death;

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‘Former Miss Jamaica Universe Shakira Martin died at a hospital in Florida last night due to complications with the sickle cell disease. She was 30 years old.

‘Martin’s mother, Andrea Hall, confirmed her death in a social media post earlier today. “My darling princess Shakira Aminah passed away at 12:28am from complications from sickle cell blood clots to both lungs” she said.

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“Shakira was a fighter, lived her life in the moment, never became a slave to her disease. I will [keep] you posted with all the arrangements which will be both in Florida and Jamaica her favorite place in the whole world. Thanks for your support, prayers, phone calls, texts,” she added in her Facebook post.

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News Source: AfricaStar, 9jaTales

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