Latest Jamaica News (McKoy’s News): Elderly Man Killed – An elderly man lost his life in a fire which also completely destroyed his home in Dacres district, St Ann on Tuesday, December 10.
The victim has been identified as Desmond Bailey, also of Dacres district.
Reports by the police are that about 11:50 p.m., a relative went to visit Bailey and discovered that his house was on fire, and an alarm was raised.
The police and the fire department summoned. Upon their arrival, the house was already consumed by the fire so the firefighters could only carry out cooling down operations.
A search of the burnt rubbles led to the discovery of Bailey’s charred remains. The scene was processed and the body later removed for a post-mortem examination.