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PNP mourns the murder of Councillor Candidate and her son

Kingston, Jamaica, December 14, 2017: The People’s National Party (PNP) this morning is shocked and deeply saddened by the untimely death of Clarendon Councillor Candidate Coral Ebanks and her son, who both were attacked and killed by gunmen on Wednesday night.

Describing the deaths as a major tragedy, Party President Dr. Peter Phillips said the young councillor candidate has lost her life in the prime of her years.

“This is another episode that underscores the urgent need to stop the bloodletting.” Dr. Phillips said.“What should be the season of peace and goodwill has found many families suffering and in mourning.”

The PNP is calling on the police to move swiftly to investigate and bring to book the murderers who continue to plague the nation with impunity.

The Party expresses condolences to the family of Councillor CandidateEbanks and other families who are facing similar circumstances.