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Teenager electrocuted in Savanna-la-Mar

BY HORACE HINES

Monday, February 04, 2013 | 1:56 PM    

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SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - A 17-year -old male was electrocuted this morning while cutting branches from a tree on the premises of the St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Savanna-la-Mar.

The dead man has been identified as Najay Meickle, labourer formerly of a Farm Pen, Llandillo, Westmoreland address.  

Preliminary reports are that about 9:30 Meickle was in the tree when a limb which he cut fell on a JPS high-tension wire.

A JPS team and the Savanna-la-Mar Fire Brigade assisted the police in removing the body from the tree. 

The Westmoreland police are investigating.

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