In reacting to the news, President of the Bar Association of Barbados Liesel Weekes said Leacock’s passing is a great loss to the legal profession.
“We mourn the sudden passing of the DPP, we found out this afternoon (Sunday) that he had passed. The profession is losing one of its more senior and eminent practitioners.”
She noted that Leacock served Barbados for more than 20 years.
“He certainly will be missing by the profession in his department…”
She said a fuller statement will be released later this week.