Monday 21 May, 2018

Political activist gunned down in West End, Negril

A popular political activist linked to the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) was gunned down by unknown assailants in the West Land area of West End in Negril, Westmoreland on Thursday morning.

Dead is Michael Dawes of the community in which he was killed.

Reports are that about 11:30 a.m., Dawes was on the site where his house was under construction, when gunshots were heard.

The police were summoned and upon their arrival, Dawes’ body was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body.

He was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Negril police are investigating the incident.

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