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August 18, 2014
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73-y-o dies after falling from tree

An elderly man died on Saturday after he fell from a tree he had climbed, police have reported.

Police say 73-year-old Austin Sinclair died as a result of injuries he received after he fell from the tree at his home in Comma Pen district, St Elizabeth.

Information received from the Junction police is that about 8:30 a.m., Sinclair was attempting to climb an ackee tree, when he lost his balance and fell to the ground.

The police said the golden ager sustained multiple injuries and was assisted to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The police do not suspect foul play.

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