Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Inmate shot dead while trying to disarm warder in Spn Town

An inmate was fatally shot while trying to disarm a warder while en route to the Spanish Town Hospital, St Catherine on Saturday.

Reports reaching Loop News are that about 11:00 am, the prisoner was being taken to the hospital by two warders after complaining that he was not feeling well.

It was not disclosed from which correctional facility the prisoner was being transported. 

Sources report that while en route the prisoner tried to disarm one of the warders and was shot by the other.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment where he succumbed.

More details will be provided on the incident as it is made available


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