Senior Superintendent of Police Leon Clunis who lead the operations in Horizon Park, Spanish Town, St. Catherine that claimed the lives of two police officers has today succumbed to his injuries in hospital.
Clunis was injured during the incident that claimed the lives of Detective Corporal Dane Biggs and Constable Decardo Hylton.
According to reports Clunis was in high spirts yesterday, family members and rank n file members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force are currently at the hospital paying their condolences.
Earlier Four (4) police officers were shot Two(2) fatally while the other two(2) including Clunis were being treated in hospital.
Information reaching us is that a team of officers was on an operation in the St. Catherine North division when they came under heavy gunfire from gunmen in the area.
Sources told us that they were under heavy fire for roughly two hours before back up could rescue them. A police response vehicle reportedly Overturned during the incident injuring a number of other officers.
After hearing about Leon Clunis’ death, PM Holness has since send his condolences.