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PHOTOS: Body of former Portmore Mayor George Lee arrives on island

Published:Monday | October 14, 2013 | 4:38 PM

The body of former Mayor of Portmore, George Lee, arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport, in Kingston, today.



Lee, who was dubbed 'Mr Portmore', died on September 29 in Florida after an extended period of illness.



He is to be accorded an official funeral by the Government of Jamaica.



The funeral service will take place at The Power of Faith Ministries, Portmore, on Thursday at 11 a.m.



A former journalist and stalwart of the People's National Party, Lee was instrumental in Portmore receiving municipal status in 2003.



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