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UPDATE | Second person dies in Meadowrest shooting

Published:Tuesday | May 17, 2022 | 5:26 PM
Shanice was the sister of Ananda Dean, whose murder in 2008 shocked the nation, and after whom 'Ananda Alert', a missing person progamme for children has been named. -Contributed photo

A second person has died following this afternoon's shooting of a funeral party at the Meadowrest Memorial Gardens in St Catherine.

A man has succumbed to injuries, the police say. 

Earlier, investigators confirmed that Shanice 'Peach' Dean, 27, was killed in the incident that happened about 1 p.m.

Shanice was the sister of Ananda Dean, whose abduction and murder in 2008 shocked the nation, and after whom 'Ananda Alert', a missing persons programme for children has been named. 

The funeral attendees were reportedly trailed from Kingston, and attacked while leaving the burial ground. 

Eyewitnesses say multiple rounds were discharged by the gunmen in the direction of the attendees.

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