JLP councillor-caretaker killed in St Catherine crash
Omar Francis

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) constituency organiser for St Catherine West Central reportedly died in a motor vehicle crash in Byles near Kitson Town in the parish Monday morning.

He has been identified as councillor-caretaker for the Point Hill Division in the constituency, Omar Francis.

The police were unable to provide details but confirmed a fatal crash in the parish this morning.

Francis had also served as G2K vice president and special assistant to Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton.

In a tweet this morning, Dr Tufton offered his condolences.

“No words. Sadness. RIP Omar. A short life but you lived true to your convictions. We will continue the journey and always remember the role you played.”

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