Son of Jamaican Soccer Chief Killed
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) _ Attackers shot and killed the son of Horace Burrell, president of Jamaica’s Football Federation, police said Tuesday.
Tahj Burrell, 20, and a friend, Jason Byles, were shot as they were entering a Kingston pizza restaurant Sunday night, Sgt. Victor Henry said.
Byles returned fire with his own gun before being killed. Burrell was pronounced dead at University Hospital, Henry said.
A motive for the slayings was under investigation. There were no immediate arrests.
Horace Burrell guided Jamaica’s national soccer team, known as the ``Reggae Boyz,″ to its first-ever World Cup appearance at the 1998 tournament in France. Jamaica finished 22nd out of 32 teams.