Confirmed: Photos - Man found dead in Kingston Harbour





The body of a man believed to be in his early twenties was seen floating in a section of the Kingston Harbour opposite the Digicel headquarters along Princess Sreet, Downtown Kingston today. A small crowd has now gathered at the location, as efforts are now being made to retrieve the body of the man. Information on what led to his death is unclear. If you have further details post.



  
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Shara Johns 25/10/2013 22:44:22
he wasn't exactly found dead, lots of people were there when he jumped.
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Marcus Grant 25/10/2013 17:55:07
why ask that people report news if what is said will be changed. the body was not seen floating. post exactly what is said or dnt post it at all.
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