Winston Riley

 

 

Age: 68

 

Summary: Jamaican veteran record producer and songwriter who had claimed to be one the most successful reggae producer of all-time and became instrumental in the development of the international careers of Sister Nancy, Buju Banton, Cutty Ranks, Lone Ranger, and Frankie Paul, but whose reputation was allegedly plagued by a series of violent attacks in recent years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds suffered in a November 2011 shooting

 

Born: May 14, 1943

 

Died: January 19, 2012

 

Location: Kingston, Jamaica