Wayne Mott : Investigation into Trelawny lock-up detainee death launches probe

By | June 15, 2024



Accident – Death – Obituary News : : 1. Trelawny lock-up death probe
2. Detainee investigation Trelawny

The death of a detainee in a Trelawny lock-up is being investigated by the police and the Independent Commission of Investigations. Wayne Mott, 52, from Hague in Trelawny, was found unresponsive in his cell at the Falmouth police lock-up and later pronounced dead at the Falmouth Public General Hospital. Mott, who was in custody for assault occasioning bodily harm, was the deceased individual. Stay updated with more news by following The Gleaner on X and Instagram @JamaicaGleaner, and on Facebook @GleanerJamaica. For inquiries, reach out to them via WhatsApp at 1-876-499-0169 or email at onlinefeedback@gleanerjm.com or editors@gleanerjm.com.

1. Investigation into Trelawny detainee death
2. Trelawny lock-up detainee probe

The Death of Wayne Mott in Trelawny Lock-up

On Thursday, a tragic incident occurred in a lock-up in Trelawny, where a detainee named Wayne Mott, aged 52, lost his life. The police and the Independent Commission of Investigations are currently conducting investigations into the circumstances surrounding his death.

Wayne Mott, a resident of Hague in Trelawny, was found unresponsive in his cell at the Falmouth police lock-up at approximately 11 a.m. He was quickly rushed to the Falmouth Public General Hospital, but unfortunately, he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Details of the Incident

Wayne Mott was in custody on a charge of assault occasioning bodily harm. The specifics of the case leading to his detainment have not been disclosed at this time. The Falmouth police lock-up is a facility used for temporary detention of individuals awaiting trial or processing through the judicial system.

Located in the town of Falmouth, Trelawny, the lock-up is a part of the local police station and serves as a crucial component of law enforcement in the area. The facility is equipped with cells to house detainees securely while they await their day in court.

Investigations and Next Steps

The circumstances surrounding Wayne Mott’s death are being thoroughly investigated by both the police and the Independent Commission of Investigations. It is essential to determine the cause of death and ensure that proper procedures were followed in the handling of detainees at the lock-up.

As the investigation progresses, more details may emerge regarding the events leading up to Wayne Mott’s passing. The authorities will work diligently to uncover the truth and provide answers to the community and the family of the deceased.

Community Response

The news of Wayne Mott’s death has sent shockwaves through the community of Hague and the wider Trelawny area. Residents are saddened by the loss of life and are looking for answers regarding the circumstances of his passing.

Local leaders have called for transparency in the investigation and are urging the authorities to keep the community informed of any developments in the case. The wellbeing of detainees in police custody is a matter of public concern, and ensuring their safety and proper treatment is paramount.

As the investigation unfolds, the community will be watching closely to see that justice is served and that measures are put in place to prevent similar incidents in the future.

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