DR KESHAV Sharma, son of late Chief Justice Satnarine Sharma, has died.
Details of his death are not yet known and relatives are awaiting the results of an autopsy since he was not ailing.
He was 39, and celebrated his birthday last Friday. He died in Wexford, Ireland.
News of his death came as a shock to several of his former classmates at St Mary’s College, Port of Spain (CIC), who paid homage to Sharma, who practised in Ireland.
Justin Sobion, son of late attorney general Keith Sobion, remembered Sharma for his role in organising basketball matches at CIC long after they graduated. Sharma was also among the first batch of basketballers at the college.
“Throughout our years of friendship, I never heard you raise your voice to anyone. I’m sorry I could not have been there a bit more for you. You were a very kind-hearted soul and I will surely miss you, my little brother. I hope one day we will meet again- perhaps in a different time and space, with your usual smirk, ready to play some basketball. I love you my brother, Kesh.”
Several others also posted tributes and expressions of shock in the St Mary’s college Past Students’ Union’s page on Facebook.
As a respiratory consultant, Sharma was a frontline doctor at Wexford Hospital dealing with covid19 patients. Since December 15, with the huge escalation of cases in Ireland, his hospital was inundated with cases.
The elder Sharma died on October 9, 2019, after ailing for some time.
Sharma's older brother, attorney Shivanand Sharma, could not be reached for comment.