The Minister is the prosecution’s first witness.
Her daughter, 39 year old Michelle Coudray- Graves went missing on June 2, 2012 after she boarded a taxi in Kingston.
Coudray- Graves’s burnt body was found some time later in a cane field.
A Jamaican taxi driver, 46 years old Ivan Taylor, was later charged with her murder.
The main witness who saw her leave in Taylor’s taxi was later found dead with multiple gunshot wounds to his body.