UPDATE: Mandeville mob victim’s autopsy set for Wednesday
Chieftin Campbell

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — The autopsy on the body of 62-year-old Chieftin Campbell, who died after being mobbed in Mandeville on May 6, is scheduled for tomorrow Wednesday.

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 in what police theorise was a case of mistaken identity.

Earlier this month, head of the Manchester police Superintendent Lloyd Darby said two people were identified on the national closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance system, JamaicaEye, as being part of the mob.

READ: Police ID two people in Mandeville mob killing

Attorney Oswest Senior Smith has been retained by Campbell’s family to monitor the probe by the police and represent the family’s interest.

Campbell died days before his wedding.

RELATED STORIES:

Family attorney calls for transparency in mob-killing probe

Man killed in Mandeville mob attack days before wedding

Kasey Williams

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at https://bit.ly/epaper-login

HOUSE RULES

  1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper; email addresses will not be published.
  2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.
  3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.
  4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.
  5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.
  6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.
  7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy