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Youth council shocked by youth advocate's death

Published: Wednesday February 6, 2013 | 12:12 pm Comments 0

The National Youth Council of Jamaica is expressing shock at the killing of one of its peace†advocates.

The police have confirmed that the dead body found in an open lot in Westchester, Portmore St Catherine on Sunday is that of youth advocate Omar†Bailey.

The Council says Bailey served as a JCF Safe School Resource Officer and was also the President of the Jamaica Youth Crime Prevention†Council.

It says it is deeply disturbed by his tragic†death.

The council adds that it is saddened by the fact that Bailey died as a result of the same violence he has been working to remove from†communities.



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