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Boxing coach Chris Brown shot dead

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 11:41 AM
Boxer Sakima Mullings (right) receives instructions from coach Chris Brown (centre) at the end of a round during an undercard bout at the Wray and Nephew Contender Series final at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Brown was shot dead this morning.
Boxer Sakima Mullings (right) receives instructions from coach Chris Brown (centre) at the end of a round during an undercard bout at the Wray and Nephew Contender Series final at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Brown was shot dead this morning.

Boxing coach and fitness trainer Christopher Brown was shot dead this morning.

Brown was sitting on the steps of the Fit Farm Fitness Club on Upper Braemar Avenue in St Andrew when men approached and shot him multiple times at around 5:20 a.m.

Police say no motive has yet been determined for the killing.

Brown was the coach of Sakima Mullings, whom he guided two wins in the Wray and Nephew Contender Series in 2014 and 2017.

He was 52 years old.