UPDATE: Body of 54-y-o St Elizabeth man retrieved from sinkhole
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — Following almost 16 hours of efforts to remove the body of Howard Smith, 54, from a sinkhole in Claremont (north St Elizabeth), residents and the police retrieved the man’s body on Wednesday.
Head of the St Elizabeth police Acting Superintendent Coleridge Minto, who was among those assisting in the retrieval from the 50- feet deep sinkhole, said Smith’s body was spotted by residents about 6:00 pm on Tuesday.
OBSERVER ONLINE was told that Smith was reported missing on Sunday.
Minto said the police didn’t suspect foul play.