PNP extends sympathy to family, colleagues of slain JLPcaretaker
JLP councillor caretaker Lennox Hines

KINGSTON, Jamaica - People’s National Party General Secretary Dr Dayton Campbell has expressed sympathy to the family and colleagues of Lennox Hines, the Jamaica Labour Party councillor caretaker, for the Southboro Division in Portmore, St Catherine who was shot and killed Thursday evening.

The General Secretary also acknowledged the tragic circumstances that led to Hines’ death and is calling for the perpetrators of the murder to be swiftly brought to justice.

READ: WATCH: Fatal shooting of JLP councillor caretaker could be contract hit- police

Police confirmed that Hines, who was also a motor vehicle examiner, was killed under a bridge along Marcus Garvey Drive in St Andrew.

It is reported that Hines was waiting in traffic when two men rode up on a bike and opened fire on him before riding away.

The incident had caused a backup of traffic along the thoroughfare forcing police to issue an advisory for motorists to divert from the area.

Cops have theorised that he was a victim of a contract killing.

READ: WATCH: Fatal shooting of JLP councillor caretaker could be contract hit- police

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