Thursday 24 September, 2020

Sunday afternoon death by misadventure for St Catherine boy

A teenager died from a tragic incident on Sunday afternoon, September 8.

Fifteen-year-old Jahnoy Dacres of Bamboo Ridge, Glengoffe in St Catherine died after being struck by lightning in his community in a case that the police have classified as death by misadventure. 

Reports from the Glengoffe police are that about 12.30pm, Jahnoy was picking guineps during a thunderstorm, when the incident occurred.

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

No foul play is suspected by investigators.

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