RIP: Winston Riley
Winston Riley is dead. He died in hospital in Jamaica yesterday (January 19th) after being in coma since november, where he got shot in the head.
Earlier this morning the news spread on Twitter and Facebook.
Beenie Man tweeted:
My condolence to Kurt Riley and family. RIP Winston Riley gone but will never be forgotten.
And Stephen 'DiGenius' McGregor posted on his Twitter:
Rest In Peace (R.I.P.) Winston Riley (1946-2012)... Top Jamaican Producer. Condolences. @djkurtriley & the fam!
The Jamaica Observer published an article most recently:
[…]Winston, who is the father of Fame FM disc jockey Kurt Riley, had being plagued with a series of violent attacks. He was shot in August last year and later stabbed five times in September.
Kurt Riley told the Observer this morning that his father's grieving relatives could not figure out a motive behind the attempts on his father's life.
"Unfortunately Daddy didn't wake up so we could talk to him to find out if there was something he was not telling us. He was a straightforward man, who was allergic to hypocrisy," he said.[…]