Update: Police Constable Dies after Battling Kidney Problem
Jamaica News, St Andrew: A police Constable who is said to have been battling a life-threatening kidney problem for some time now and who complained of feeling ill while at a restaurant in Cross Roads in St Andrew on Tuesday afternoon, May 15, died at hospital later that afternoon.
The deceased police officer has been identified as, Constable Henry Fernandez who was attached to Mobile Reserve Division
Our news team learnt that on Tuesday afternoon, Constable Fernandez who has been battling a serious kidney problem was with some friends at a restaurant located in Cross Roads about 4:00 p.m. when he complained that he was not feeling well.
It is further stated that, he collapsed and was rushed to hospital where he died whilst undergoing treatment.
A host of condolences are now pouring in from other members of the force to the family and friends of the deceased officer.
Members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force say they remember Constable Fernandez as a very hardworking and dedicated police officer who was always dedicated to his family and his work.
By Henry Bucknor