September 1, 2017 at 9:10 am #144413Jahkno!Keymaster
Jamaican celebrities are taking to social media to react to the shocking news of fashion designer and make up artist Dexter ‘3D’ Pottinger’s death.
Pottinger was the point man for iconic Jamaican corporate brands to outfit their promotional models and the image resource for international publications and celebrities.
He was a former Saint International model who was set to showcase his latest menswear collection at the Fashion Directory, hosted annually by Yellow Pages, on October 5 at Devon House.
Grieving friends posted their condolences on Pottinger’s Facebook page, some expressing disbelief while others told of his inspiring work.
Pottinger was found dead at his Yarico Place home in St Andrew yesterday evening.
People at the scene said his body was decomposing and had stab wounds. The Jamaica Observer was also told that the body was discovered by friends who had gone to visit Pottinger and were alerted by a foul smell coming from the house.
The police were called and arrived at approximately 6:00 pm. At 9:30 pm the body was still not removed from the house and forensic detectives were processing the scene.
Family and friends of the make-up artist and former model were overheard saying that his car and two iPhone 7s were missing from the house.
Neighbours reportedly heard Pottinger crying for help early Tuesday morning but no one alerted the police.
Entertainers, musicians and designers shared with their own followers that they were devastated by reports of the designer’s death:View this post on Instagram
5 days ago we spoke.. me stressing to get my daughters birthday things and you giving me people's number to call to try and get it in. That's who you were…are.. to me to many of us. This man has loved a treated a lot of women better than many men I know. tears are streaming down my face.. you who sat on the floor of a sail boat while other men took all the available seats while I stood..and you sat on the floor and gave me your lap and say sis..come see your seat here. me or Tifa or anyone would call you and say we need a video tomorrow and you would get it done. You do not deserve this my friend. If only I knew.. if only I knew I would have come see you and tell you how much I love you and appreciate all you've been to me. People judge people and have no idea. The kind, caring, protective, wonderful soul that you were. And people will see.. this wicked person will see how much friend you have…and they will be brought to justice. #sadday #dexter3dp
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Please say it ain't so!!?? I just saw you the other day. I'm in shock! I refuse to believe. The world just lost another great one. A creative genius, so full of life and tenacity . May you #RipDex @dexter3dp . 💔#GoneTooSoon #ImInShock #ThisCantBeReal
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Our hearts reach out to ALL of @dexter3dp family and friends as this sad news leaves us speechless. . Over the years, Dexter' Creative GENIUS has impacted so many Industries; from the Fashion World, Marketing campaigns, Video shoots, Magazine covers, TV shows and so much more. . #RIPdexter #SipDexter3D #SLEEKmagazineSTYLIST 🙏 #CreativeGenius #DexterPottinger #certifiedSLEEK
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