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Condolences Pour In After FNM Deputy Chairman Gunned Down

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Former Tall Pines Member of Parliament and deputy speaker of the House Don Saunders has been called a leader who was passionate about his job.

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NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Former Tall Pines Member of Parliament and deputy speaker of the House Don Saunders has been called a leader who was passionate about his job.

He served as deputy speaker of the House of Assembly from 2017 to 2021.

Condolences poured in from political leaders, national organizations and members of the Tall Pines constituency following the tragic news of his death.

Prime Minister Phillip Davis in a social media post extended prayers to the Saunders family. He also asked the public to give the family space to grieve.

Leader of the Free National Movement Michael Pintard taking to X where he posted:  “It’s with heavy heart that I report the shocking murder of our colleague and friend. We are still gathering all off the facts as we come to grips with this tragedy”

Other parliamentarian colleagues like Englerston MP Gleyns Hanna-Martin also expressed heartfelt condolences to Saunder’s family of Saunders and his wife Tiffany who she says is a member of the Ministry of Education team.

St. Annes Member of Parliament Adrian white calls Saunders his FNM brother. He also revealed they both completed their pupilage together at Higgs and Johnson.

Tall Pines MP Dr. Michael Darville released a statement on Saunders untimely death. He shared that he got to know the former deputy speaker of the house on the campaign trail in the constituency of Tall Pines in the run-up to the 2021 general elections. 

Darville describes Saunders as a worthy opponent.

Saunders was tragically killed outside a bar in the Gambier Village Community at the age of 49.

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