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Thwaites to visit Tarrant Primary

Published:Thursday | January 30, 2014 | 8:49 AM

KINGSTON, Jamaica:

Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites is to visit the Tarrant Primary School today following a shooting at the entrance to the institution shortly before 8 o' clock yesterday morning.

A man identified as Rohan Newman was shot and killed while taking his children to school.

Three of Newman’s children – ages two, four and seven witnessed the murder.

The children's mother and six-month-old brother were reportedly also in the vehicle at the time.

The Education Ministry says a trauma response team will also accompany Thwaites to the school.

The Director of Safety and Security and the Permanent Secretary at the Education Ministry are also expected to visit the school.


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