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Manchester killing
Mandeville police have confirmed that a man was shot dead and another injured in Comfort District, Central Manchester this morning.

The police say 23-year-old Trevor ‘Matthew’ Morgan otherwise was killed at about 2:30 a.m. His cousin was seriously injured and admitted to hospital

Mr. Morgan, a labourer from Marverly in Kingston had been living at his cousin’s house for some time.

Police say the men were shot by a man who kicked opened their door and fired shots.

Police have not yet determined a motive for the killing.

Observers ready
Citizens’ Action for Free and Fair Elections, CAFFE, says it is fully prepared to monitor today‚Äôs general election.

CAFFE Director Fabian Brown says more than 15-hundred volunteers have been deployed across the 60 constituencies.

Thirty-eight Organisation of American States’ (OAS) observers, from 13 different countries, are also in the island.

They will monitor the voting in at least 42 per cent of Jamaica’s 60 constituencies.

Hurricane Felix
A tropical storm watch remains in effect for Jamaica as the center of Felix is now located about 275 miles south-southeast of the island.

The category five-strength storm is said to have intensified yesterday chopping winds at 165 miles per hour with a current pressure of 929 milibars.

Periods of showers and gusty winds are likely to affect sections of the island this morning and into the afternoon.
Currently it is estimated that Hurricane Felix will pass 296 miles south of Grand Cayman early tomorrow morning while racing to Honduras.

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