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NWA parish manager killed in Lyssons

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2016 | 6:06 PM

A parish manager at the National Works Agency (NWA) was killed by gunmen in Lyssons, St Thomas shortly after midnight this morning.

He has been identified as 30-year-old Theos Blake.

Blake was shot dead as he visited friends on Lyssons Road in Morant Bay.

The police's Corporate Communications Unit says the incident happened about 12:05 a.m. when Blake was attacked by armed men. Explosions were heard and Blake's body was found, face down, by his friends.

So far no motive has been identified for the killing. The police continue to investigate.