Kairi News has learned of the passing of social worker and child rights advocate Ava Mc Intyre-Roach.
According to reports Roach died on Sunday night at the Princess Margaret Hospital.
Roach, had for many years, worked to secure the rights and protection of Dominican children. She last served as Managing Director of Chances, a home for children in need of care and protection.
Ava Mc Intyre-Roach was the sister of Government minister Dr. John Collin Mc Intyre.
Kairi News extends condolences to her family.