Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017. 10:49 a.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: BBN has been reliably informed that Belizean icon and Bruk Down Queen, Leela Vernon passed away in Belize City this morning.
Vernon had been ailing and was hospitalized last week Friday in the intensive care unit at the KHMH.
Vernon was a respected cultural icon in Belize and was known for her many cultural songs including her popular hit, “Ah wah know who seh kriol no gat no kolcha. ”
Vernon’s passing is a tremendous loss to the country’s music industry.
BBN expresses deepest condolences to her family, friends and the entire country of Belize.
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