Wed | Oct 17, 2018

Authorities probing prisoner's death in St Catherine

Published:Monday | October 13, 2014 | 5:29 PM

The authorities are now carrying out an investigation into the circumstances under which an inmate at the St Catherine Adult Correctional Centre died this morning.

The probe is being carried out by the Department of Correctional Services, the Spanish Town Police and the Independent Commission of Investigations.

The National Security Ministry says 37 year old Nigel Edmund, was found motionless in his cell this morning.

He was pronounced dead at 9:20 by one of the Department’s medical doctors.

Edmund was serving a two year sentence at hard labour for praedial larceny.

He is the third inmate to die in prison in recent months.


Follow us on Twitter:


Follow us on Instagram:


Watch our videos on YouTube:

Jamaica Gleaner

Email us: