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Homeless man found dead on Beechwood Avenue

Monday, September 11, 2017

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — It was bloody scene at McGregor Square on Beechwood Avenue in Kingston this morning where a homeless man was found bludgeoned to death.

The deceased was found near the entrance of the Jesus House Kingston Church where he reportedly sometimes slept.

A vendor who sells close to the church told OBSERVER ONLINE that the man had been in the vicinity for about two years.

“Most morning is here (outside the church) him sleep, most times is me come and wake him up,” the vendor said.

“When I came here this morning I come see the body and police, them say them use stone and crush out him skull.”

“When him head tek him, him unstoppable, but once him head come back him you see say him sensible,” she added.

Another vendor on the scene said, “A regular him will lick after car, and probably see all a woman and mek after her.”

The police were this morning unable to provide additional information saying that investigations are ongoing.

Deandra Morrison

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