Many saddened by death of twins who washed away in flood waters

Sounds of grief punctuated the air at the Dump-up Beach in Montego Bay, St James this morning, as word spread that the bodies of 9-year-old twin brothers who were washed away by flood waters had been found.

Four family members, including the caregiver- an aunt, fainted and were taken away from the scene by ambulances.

Police say the bodies of 9-year-old Brandon and Brayden Jones of  Cornwall Courts were found at the Dump-up Beach, minutes to 9 o’ clock this morning.

Brandon Brayden Jones twin brothers washed away in Montego Bay beach found dead drownThe twin brothers were washed away by flood waters as they were going home from school, yesterday. Scores of concerned residents and curious onlookers converged at the beach to view the bodies of the twin boys.

  

Brandon and Brayden Jones were students of the Green Pond Primary School. They met their deaths as they were heading home from school amidst heavy rains which pelted parts of St James yesterday.

It is understood that one brother fell into a ditch and the other tried to rescue him when they were carried-away by flood waters. Acting deputy superintendent at the St James fire department Conroy Ghans says a search which was launched by fire personnel last evening for the boys ended this morning at the Dump-up Beach.

In the meantime, operations officer for St James, police inspector Ralph Medley is cautioning persons to stay away from flood waters.

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Johnoy Johnson
6 years ago

Sad.

Angella Cloud
6 years ago

This too sad! I cried seeing their pictures and I just can’t even imagine the grief/heartaches for their parents and families. May god comfort them and give them strenght to go on.

Chrissy Juicyeva Allen

Feeling so sad for the boys!!!!

Sadie Lyttlebarnes
6 years ago

my heart goes out the family its sad i felt to my heart

Leesaan Robertson
6 years ago

This is so sad and emotional. My heart actually aches when I looked at both handsome boys.
May they R.I.P.

Marcel Peri Worrell
6 years ago

this is y parents must take it upon them selves to teach their children HOW TO SWIM at an early age

Odie Donaldson
6 years ago

Isad. !!! Terrible terrible

Althea Garth-Holland
6 years ago

may their souls rest in peace. And i pray that GOD will comfort and strengthen all families and friends amen.

Angella Cloud
5 years ago

This too sad! I cried seeing their pictures and I just can’t even imagine the grief/heartaches for their parents and families. May god comfort them and give them strenght to go on.

Althea Garth-Holland
5 years ago

may their souls rest in peace. And i pray that GOD will comfort and strengthen all families and friends amen.

Leesaan Robertson
5 years ago

This is so sad and emotional. My heart actually aches when I looked at both handsome boys.
May they R.I.P.

Sadie Lyttlebarnes
5 years ago

my heart goes out the family its sad i felt to my heart

Chrissy Juicyeva Allen

Feeling so sad for the boys!!!!

Johnoy Johnson
5 years ago

Sad.

Marcel Peri Worrell
5 years ago

this is y parents must take it upon them selves to teach their children HOW TO SWIM at an early age

Odie Donaldson
5 years ago

Isad. !!! Terrible terrible