Saturday 22 July, 2017

TT Soca star and radio personality dies at band launch

Soca Artiste and Red 96.7 DJ Devon Matthews has passed away.

Matthews, who placed third in this year's International Soca Monarch Competition alongside Ella Andall with the song 'D Journey', died while at the Tribe Band Launch last night.

Reports indicate that Matthews who had recently performed on stage, collapsed following his act.

He reportedly went into distress so an ambulance was called in.

Matthews was taken to the St Clair Medical Medical Centre where he died.

Hours before his death, the radio personality was joking about the music being played at the event.

The Soca Artiste shot the video for 'D Journey' alongside Ella Andall, on Saturday. The video is set to be launched on Emancipation Day, August 1.