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Jamaican entertainer Captain Barkey shot dead in New York

Published:Saturday | October 13, 2012 | 9:10 PM

New York police are now investigating the murder of Jamaican entertainer Captain Barkey and a woman outside a Bronx motel.

New York police say Barkey, 50, and the woman, 38, were found dead in the parking lot of the Holiday Motel just after 3 a.m. Saturday.

They had gunshot wounds to the head.

No arrest has been made.

Barkey whose real name was Wayne Hamilton became popular in 1996 after his hit song Go-Go Wine with another Jamaican artiste ‘Wickerman’