UPDATE: Police investigating death of UWI student whose body was found in tank

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UPDATE: Police investigating death of UWI student whose body was found in tank

Sunday, November 22, 2020

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MANCHESTER, Jamaica— Police here are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a University of the West Indies (UWI) student, whose body was found in a water tank yesterday in Bent Close, Waltham. The community is located on the outskirts of Mandeville.

The deceased has been identified as 22-year-old Andrew Campbell, a final year UWI student and resident of Cedar Grove in Manchester.

According to the Constabulary's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), the police are investigating the incident as a suspected case of drowning pending the outcome of a post mortem.

Reports are that about 7:00 am, residents saw the body floating in the tank and alerted the police.

Firefighters were also reportedly called to retrieve the body from the tank.

Kasey Williams

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