Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Cop arrested after boy,13, killed in car accident in St Catherine

A police constable is in custody following a motor vehicle accident on the Bernard Lodge main road in St Catherine, which claimed the life of a 13-year-old boy.

The deceased teenager has been identified as Tyrese Williams of Clifton district, Portmore in St Catherine.

Reports are that about 11:30am on July 5, the officer was driving his private motor vehicle along the roadway when Tyrese was hit.

The teen was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead while being treated. The police constable was subsequently arrested.

A file is being prepared and will be submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions for a ruling.



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