Two Men Perish in Failed Attempt to Steal Bus


Two men died after a bus they tried to steal plunged over a precipice in St. Ann on Tuesday.

Head of the St. Ann Police, Superintendent Gary Francis, says the men stole the bus from someone’s home in the community of Wild Cane in the parish.

He says the men sustained multiple injuries when the bus overturned.

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He says a driver’s license found on one of them indicates he’s from Kingston.

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Superintendent Gary Francis says police are investigating the incident.


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.

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