Jamaican singer, shot outside a motel room in the Bronx. Jamaican Obeserver reports that "Captain Barkey, who teamed with deejay partner Wickerman on the 1996 hit song Go Go Wine, is dead.
The burly ex-soldier's bullet-riddled body was found by police in a car outside a motel in the Bronx, New York early Saturday morning, the Jamaica Observer has learned
A 38 year-old woman was also in the vehicle, police reported. She was also shot multiple times. They were pronounced dead at the scene...
...Captain Barkey (real name Wayne Hamilton) was a veteran of the sound system circuit. He and Wickerman had a few minor hits before topping local charts 16 years ago with Go Go Wine."
MORE BACKGROUND: " Barkey, born Joslyn Hamilton on November 4, 1951, was reportedly shot as he sat in a car with a female companion named Tracy Bennett, 38, after they exited the Holiday Motel in the Eastchester section of the Bronx.
The New York Police Department says the alleged gunman, who remains at large, is Joseph Kernizan, 42, the father of two of Bennett's three children. Bennett, who was also murdered, had reportedly taken out a restraining order against Kernizan who had on more than one occasion warned Hamilton to end his relationship with Bennett.