Legal Fraternity Mourns Murder of William Hines


The legal fraternity is in mourning this morning following the discovery of the body of one of their colleagues, William Hines, who had gone missing a few weeks ago.

His body was found on the weekend in a hole in the community of Orange Hill, located on the border between Trelawny and St James.

The veteran Attorney-at-law was 65-years old.

Mr. Hines’s body was found on a farm he operated. His burnt-out briefcase was also reportedly found beside a farmhouse near the sinkhole in which his body was discovered.


Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.

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