Friday 3 April, 2020

Suspected drowning of elder citizen in Bamboo, St Ann

Detectives from the St Ann Police Division are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a senior citizen who was found in a water tank at his home in Bamboo in the parish on Tuesday, March 24.

Dead is 87-year-old Richard King of Lumsden district, Bamboo, St Ann.

Reports from the Bamboo police are that about 1.45 pm, passers-by stumbled upon the body and alerted them.

Upon their arrival, the police found King’s body afloat in the water.

It was removed from the water and the scene was processed before the body was removed to the morgue for a post-mortem examination to be conducted.

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