Medical practitioners saddened by death of team doctor for Young Reggae Boyz

October 26, 2016

The Association of Surgeons of Jamaica has expressed shock and sadness over the passing of team doctor for Jamaica's Young Reggae Boyz, Dr Martin Garwood, who was killed at his home in Barbican, St Andrew, earlier today.

The police's Corporate Communications Unit confirmed that Garwood was stabbed multiple times. However, they were unable to provide further details.  

Following news of his death, Mark Newnham, president of the Association of Surgeons in Jamaica, while speaking on behalf of the association said Garwood's death is a blow to the medical fraternity.  

"We are shocked and deeply saddened over the recent murder of Dr Martin Garwood. We hope that the killer(s)  is/are swiftly brought to justice," he said in a press release sent to STAR Online. 

Garwood, who worked at the Kingston Public Hospital, was described at a gifted medical practitioner that the association was looking forward to welcoming to the fraternity next year when he would have achieved full qualification to be a practising surgeon in Jamaica.


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