Merciless autopsy inconclusive - cops

KINGSTON, Jamaica — An autopsy performed on once popular deejay Merciless on Thursday could not determine the cause of death.

“The results are inconclusive,” head of the St Andrew Central Police Division, Senior Superintendent Marlon Nesbeth, told OBSERVER ONLINE on Friday.

SSP Nesbeth said the police are now awaiting the results of tests sent to the lab before giving an official cause of death.

READ: Autopsy to be performed on deejay Merciless this week

The entertainer, born Leonard Bartley, was found dead at a motel off Beechwood Avenue in St Andrew on July 19, hours after he complained of not feeling well.

READ: Merciless found dead at motel

A representative of the hotel confirmed that the entertainer was found dead in a room by staff members. The representative said Bartley had checked into the hotel alone.

READ: UPDATE: Merciless checked into motel alone, complained of feeling unwell

Merciless, who celebrated his 51 birthday on July 1, was known for songs including, Lend Out Mi Mercy, Mr Whodini, Mama Cookin’ and Nah Nuh Sense Bruce.

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