O-Wrap: Teen murdered in Portmore… Brady reports to Fraud Squad… 2 men electrocuted in Negril

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:

1. Teen found dead after boarding taxi in Portmore

The body of 17-year-old Ariel Lawrence was yesterday found with chop wounds on Portmore Parkway in St Catherine, mere hours after she reportedly boarded a taxi in the area. Full story here

2. Harold Brady being questioned by Fraud Squad

Disbarred attorney-at-law, Harold Brady is now being questioned by Fraud Squad detectives after turning himself in. Full story here

3. Section of North Coast Highway in Trelawny closed — NWA

The National Works Agency (NWA) advised motorists that a section of the North Coast Highway, near Hague, Trelawny has been closed with immediate effect. Full story here

4. J'can among C'bean nationals nabbed in US immigration sweep

Several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nationals were among more than 100 illegal immigrants nabbed by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) during a five-day operation in New Jersey, targeting at-large criminal immigrants, illegal re-entrants and other immigration violators. Full story here

5. Two men believed to be electrocuted in Negril, JPS investigating

Two men travelling on a motorcycle in the Westland Mountain community of Negril are dead after coming into contact with an electrical wire yesterday. Full story here

6. Police say Gov't taking 'cynical' approach to wage negotiations

The Police Federation says the Government seems to be taking a very cynical and simplistic approach to wage negotiations, as members continue to express disappointment with its handling of the discussion for the 2017/2019 contract period. Full story here

7. Man, woman arrested after cops find gun in Negril home

Police in Negril, Westmoreland seized an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition during an operation in the White Hall district yesterday. Full story here

8. McKenzie condemns political clash at KSAMC meeting, apologises

Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie is criticising the conduct of councillors at yesterday's meeting of the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC). Full story here

9. Geddes Refrigeration back in business

Geddes Refrigeration Limited says it is back in full operation after its Spanish Town road office was razed by fire almost two weeks ago. Full story here

10. Windies lose ground in Test rankings

West Indies have taken another blow to their Test ranking following their 2-0 series defeat to New Zealand. Full story here




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