Friday, June 20, 2014
Escaped prisoner Avie Howell is now dead after being shot in a recapture attempt one day after his escape.
The 24 year old was spotted by residents in Jolly Hills along with fellow escapee accused fraudster Kenroy Marshall walking near the main road around 10:25 am.
Police who were in the area reportedly approached the men, and they attempted to run,Residents said police discharged their weapons to stop the escapees from running into the bushes in Jolly Hill.
Howell was rushed to hospital shortly before 11 am. where he was admitted with a bullet wound to one of his knees, he died an hour later.
Marshall, the second escapee, is still at large