Saturday 4 July, 2020

Chef shot dead in Kingston

A man was chased and shot dead along Benbow Street in Kingston on Tuesday. 

He has been identified as Akeem Hyde, a 24-year-old chef who was employed at a popular club in Kingston. 

Reports are that about 3:30 am, residents heard loud explosions and alerted the police. 

A team of officers from the Kingston Western Division later arrived in the area and, during a search, the body of the man was found stuck on a fence with multiple gunshot wounds.

Police theorise that the man was trying to escape from gunmen and attempted to jump over a fence in the area when he got stuck.

He was shot several times.

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