Missing Acting Deputy Commissioner of Corrections found dead in Manchester

The search for missing Acting Deputy Commissioner of Corrections for Rehabilitation and Probation Aftercare Services, Reverend Orville Moore has ended in tragedy.

This as his body was found today, in Manchester.

Reports from the Manchester Police are that about 1 p-m officers acting on intelligence and using tracking technology, went to a section of the Spur Tree Hill main road.

There, they reportedly found Reverend Moores car, which had gone over a precipice.

His body was found close to the vehicle.

Investigators theorise that Reverend Moore was involved in an accident because the car is in a mangled state.

Response teams from the Fire Brigade and the operator of a heavy duty crane, assisted in retrieving the body and car.

Reverend Moore was reported missing on Monday May 29.

He was last seen leaving his relatives’ home in Fairwell Avenue, Molynes Road in Kingston driving a silver Toyota Fortuner.

Meantime, the Department of Correctional Services has been plunged into mourning after the body of Acting Deputy Commissioner of Corrections, Reverend Orville Moore was found in Manchester, this afternoon.

Grief counselling support is being offered to Reverend Moores relatives and colleagues.

In a statement this afternoon, the Department of Correctional Services says preliminary reports indicate that Reverend Moore was found beside the wreckage of his motor vehicle and that it appears to be an accident.  

Acting Commissioner of Corrections Dr. Marc Thomas, says “it is a very challenging time for the department and the family of Reverend Moore.

The statement says Reverend Moore delivered exceptional service, and was professional in the execution of his duties across two decades.

Reverend Moore began working with the department on February 1, 2003 as a probation officer.

He was appointed on October 1, 2004 and was promoted on October 1, 2017, to Chief Probation Aftercare Officer.

He was assigned Acting Deputy Commissioner of rehabilitation and probation aftercare services on May 12, this year.

And, the Ministry of National Security has also expressed condolences to the family and friends of Reverend Moore.

The ministry says for over 20 years Reverend Moore dedicated himself to the reintegration of offenders into society.

It states that Reverend Moore was passionate and committed to his work, and positively impacted the lives of his clients and colleagues within the Department of Correctional Services.


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