Friday 3 July, 2020

Political commentator Martin Henry collapses, dies

Martin Henry

Martin Henry

Noted educator and political commentator Martin Henry has died.

Henry reportedly collapsed Tuesday evening, moments after leaving the TVJ studios, where he commented on the passing of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga passing during the television station's Prime Time News segment.

He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Henry, 61, was a long-serving columnist for The Gleaner newspaper.

Tributes to Henry have been pouring in on social media including from Prime Minister Andrew Holness.

Holness sent condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Martin who he said "has made a significant contribution to our education system as well as being a strong advocate of transparency and good governance." 

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