Popular dancehall producer Patrick Samuels aka “Roach” was shot and killed by unknown assailants Early This Morning September 15, 2013 along a section of Mannings Hill road in St. Andrew.
Itâs reported that shortly after 4 a.m. “Roach” left a night club on Constant Spring road and went to purchase petrol at a nearby service station at Mary Brown’s corner.
While at pump getting petrol, a gunman walked up and shot him several times.
As the victim tried to drive away, three more shots were fired, and the victim’s vehicle crashed nearby on Mannings Hill Road.
It is uncertain, the reason why the popular dancehall producer/manager was gunned down .
Samuels was formerly Vybz Kartel’s road manager before they later split.
He later came to prominence again in 2011, when teamed up with Justus Arison for the now popular Dancehall project “Overtime Riddim”, where several hits such as “Settle Down” by Mavado and Daniel Bedingfield’s “Sometimes You Just Know”.
The shooting occurred at 4:12 am, when three shots were fired into a vehicle at the Texaco Gas Station at Mary Brown’s corner.
Producer Patrick “Roach” Samuels Killed
Frizzy – R.I.P