Roger Clarke, the former Jamaican Minister of Agriculture, has died, according to reports.
The Jamaica Observer reported that his death was confirmed on Thursday.
The details surrounding his death have not been released yet.
He was in the United States recently to have surgery.
On Twitter, a number of people were offering their condolences, saying “RIP Roger Clarke.”
There was confusion on the social media websites that Roger Clarke, a character in UK TV show EastEnders had died. However, this was just a misunderstanding.