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He was a peaceful person – Glenmuir High vice-principal on murdered teacher

Published:Wednesday | December 23, 2015 | 5:49 PM

The vice-principal of Glenmuir High, Newton Knight, says the school family has been left in shock following the murder of one of their colleagues in Toby Heights, Clarendon last night. 

Gunmen shot and killed 57-year-old pastor and geography teacher, Audley Coleman, after a failed attempt to break into his house. 

Knight, says Coleman was a peaceful person and his murder is a shock. 

 

Vice-principal of Glenmuir High, Newton Knight

Meanwhile, the teacher's brother-in-law, Anthony Wallace, says his murder highlights the problem of crime and violence in the parish. 

According to him, while some anti-crime initiatives have been implemented, the problem has worsened in recent weeks. 

 

Anthony Wallace, the brother-in-law of the deceased Glenmuir teacher

According to grieving church members, the assailants went to the house last night and attempted to break in.

However, they were unsuccessful, so they returned and shot and killed the pastor.