Sat | Dec 2, 2023

Police seek help to find killer dogs

Published:Saturday | August 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Spanish Town police are appealing for information from residents of Hampton Green and surrounding communities in St Catherine who may be able to assist them in their investigation in the death of 66-year-old Whittington Cole of Dempster Road, Hampton Green.

Reports are that on Saturday, July 21, about 1 a.m., Cole was walking home when on reaching the intersection of Grants Crescent and Locksley Avenue in Hampton Green, he was attacked by a group of dogs.

He was badly bitten and was assisted by residents to the Spanish Town Hospital, where he died while undergoing treatment.

The police have since canvassed the area on a number of occasions with the aim of seeking the truth surrounding the incident.

According to the police, a number of residents have shared what they heard but are unwilling to provide written statements.

Persons who have seen or heard anything regarding this incident are being asked to contact the Spanish Town Police Criminal Investigations Branch at 876-984-2305, Police 119 emergency number, Crime Stop at 311 or 811, or the nearest police station.