Man Murdered Near Old Harbour Primary


A man was shot and killed close to a Primary School in Old Harbour, St. Catherine this morning.

He’s been identified as 50-year old Christobal Hecahavarria, an employee of Tank Weld Metal.

Superintendent Herman Miller of the Old Harbour Police, says the man was shot several times in the upper body. He says it happened in the vicinity of the Old Harbour Primary School about 6:30 this morning.

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Superintendent Herman Miller says Mr. Hecahvarria’s family members are receiving counselling.


Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.