19-Y-O Killed by Lightning in St Thomas Over The Weekend

The St Thomas police are now investigating what happens to be a freak accident which claimed the life of a teen over the weekend.

The deceased, Sajaka Walker, 19, of Hagley Gap District in the parish, is believed to have been struck by lightning.

Initial reports from residents in the community are that Walker’s lifeless body was found face-down under a mango tree, along the Hagley Gap Main Road around 6am on Saturday.

The accident occurred as a low-level trough associated with Hurricane Joaquin lashed sections of Jamaica with torrential rains and thunderstorms.