Police ID two people in Mandeville mob killing
Chieftin Campbell who was killed by a mob last Friday.

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Superintendent Lloyd Darby, head of the Manchester Police, says two people have been identified on the national closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance system – JamaicaEye — in last Friday’s mob killing of 62-year-old Chieftin Campbell.

Campbell, who was described as a well-respected citizen and dedicated community member of Victoria Town in southern Manchester, died after a crowd of people beat him on lower Manchester Road days before his wedding, which would have been today (Thursday).

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“It is really an embarrassment to any semblance of public order and civility,” Darby told Thursday morning’s sitting of the Manchester Municipal Corporation.

“From JamaicaEye footage, two people were identified as to have taken part in that beating and they are being sought. There is an enhancement of the footage on the way, which we expect will identify more people who took part in that incident,” he added.

He reiterated his appeal for people who witnessed the incident and videotaped it to come forward.

“Come forward and give a statement. Whatever was captured on the phone has no use unless we have somebody who comes in and [states] that they were the recorders of that footage,” he said.

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