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15-y-o boy struck by lightning dies

Monday, September 09, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — A teenage boy was killed yesterday after being struck by lightning in his community, the police have said.

He has been identified as 15-year-old Jahnoy Dacres of Bamboo Ridge, Glengoffe in St Catherine.

Reports from the Glengoffe police are that about 12:30 pm, Jahnoy was picking guineps during a thunderstorm when the incident occurred. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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