Skip to comments.LDS missionary shot and killed in Jamaica
Posted on 01/17/2011 5:40:32 PM PST by Ripliancum
A missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was shot and killed in Kingston, Jamaica, Monday.
Elder Jermaine Luther Walker was shot by a stray bullet from a police shootout. The LDS Church confirmed Elder Jermaine Luther Walker was shot when he and a group of elders got caught in the crossfire of a police shootout. Elder Walker was a native of Kingston, Jamaica.
"It appears the van they were in was caught in the crossfire as local police were pursuing another vehicle," a statement from the Church read. "Elder Walker was immediately driven to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead."
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"Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Fathers care."
-- Matthew 10:28-29
He looks like a nice young man. What a sad thing for his family.
Prayers for his family - very sad.
Haiti is an out house, Jamaica is a toilet..
I cannot make up my miond if I would rather take my vacation in Jamaica , Haiti, or Mexico. /s/
Go to an all-inclusive resort in Jamaica. Ocho Rios and Montego Bay are nice. There’s also a few nice places in Port Antonio, in Portland Parish.
Sorry to hear of it....
My sympathy for his family........
You are damn lucky you are not standing in front of me at the moment...and saying what you said in your post.
The last time something like this happened (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/1550903/posts) it took 20 posts before somebody saying crap like that. I’m not going to hit abuse though. Let the world see your words, they only reflect poorly on you.
You are disgusting.
You need not......
I hit the abuse button as well, but evidently hate speech towards this murdered young man is acceptable on this forum.
Young life cut short. R.I.P.
This is a tragedy,very sad, this poor man was a victim of fate.
Maybe the poster is being misunderstood, but your threat does not make things any better.
Add me to the hit abuse gang. Sad.
Not in any way, shape, or form.
Then why hasn’t the comment been pulled?
I owned a bike shop in the 80’s, and as such dealt with a number of these young men. They didn’t bug me, and I kept them on the road.
They’re just good kids.
Rethink your ways.
Then I apologize and thank the moderators for pulling a very insensitive comment.
“Rethink your ways.”
I’ll get right on that. Thank you for telling me what I should do. Wish there were more people like you, and more Mormon missionaries.
Upon further review, mightn’t this incident come under “Mess with the bull, watch you don’t get the horns”?
Travel to a virtually lawless, tropical hades, accost strangers with unasked-for religous advice, and meet a tragic, early death? The mostly-female, summer ‘07 Korean Afghanistan missionaries that got shot up some and raped some more, SSDD? Hayna or no?
This is so sad. Prayers for those who loved him.
The missionary was a native of Jamaica. Not only is your rhetoric offensive, you didn’t even bother to read the article.
Speaking of strategies...probably not a good one to assume you know what I'm thinking.
Elder Walker was a native of Kingston, Jamaica
No it is not SSDD?
Tragic and sad, prayers for this young man’s family and his companion.
FR really needs an ignore button.
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