Mr. Vegas mother was hospitalised in critical condition at the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew on Monday after suffering a stroke early morning.
She never recovered and sucumbed to the effects by late evening.
Vegas, whose given name is Clifford Smith, released a brief statement about his mother’s death:
“I ask that you continue to pray for my family and I, as we mourn our beloved mother. I also thank you in advance for privacy during this very difficult time. RIP Mama Lucille…Love you forever!!,” via Facebook.
Mr Vegas has been hit hard by this sudden tragedy. He has decided to properly focus on family and making the necessary arrangements for Mama Lucille within the coming weeks.
Ellis Maitland is survived by eight children.
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