Former Politician Found Dead

May 09, 2016

Prominent banker and politician Faye Reid Jacobs is dead. 

Senior Superintendent of Police for St Andrew Central Division, Millicent Sproul Thomas, told THE STAR that  Reid Jacobs was found dead at her house in Long Mountain, St Andrew this morning.

Sproul Thomas said that details at this point are sketchy, and that investigations are continuing.

Dr Horace Chang, the general secretary for the JLP, also confirmed  the death.

Reid Jacobs unsuccessfully contested the 2014 Central Westmoreland by-election for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) against the People’s National Party’s Dwayne Vaz.

She resigned as the JLP’s caretaker for the constituency less than one year after the defeat.

Reid Jacobs was the Executive Director of the consultancy firm Caribbean Integrated Financial Services Limited.

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