Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Elderly mechanic dies after tragic fall from apple tree

Tragedy struck on Good Friday in Prospect, St Mary when an elderly man who was picking apples, fell to his death from a tree.

The deceased man has been identified as 64-year-old Lenworth Walker, otherwise called ‘Mickey’, a mechanic of St Mary Country Club in the parish.

The police reported that about 5:45 p.m., Walker was in an apple tree when the branch that he was on broke and he fell to the ground.

He sustained several injuries and was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The police are investigating the incident.

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