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Two-year-old son of former MP drowns

Published:Wednesday | August 30, 2017 | 1:04 PMRomario Scott
Jolyan Silvera ... was home with his son and after sometime noticed that the child was missing.

Several persons, including Prime Minister Andrew Holness, have taken to social media to express their sympathies to former People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for St Mary Western, Jolyan Silvera, following the tragic death of his son.

Justin Silvera, who was two years old, reportedly drowned in a pool at his Stony Hill, St Andrew, home sometime before midday yesterday.

According to reports, Mr Silvera was home with his son and after some time noticed that the child was missing.

The child was reportedly found lying face down in the pool.

He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A family member told The Gleaner that the entire family is still trying to come to grips with the sudden loss of the toddler.