DOC head Charles dies suddenly

John_CharlesROSEAU, Dominica,  CMC – President of the Dominica Olympic Committee, John Charles died Sunday, after collapsing suddenly.

Charles, who owned several businesses in Roseau including the Charles Drug Store, was rushed to the Princess Margaret Hospital where he was pronounced dead by a medical practitioner after all efforts to revive him proved futile.

Charles was very passionate about sports, particularly boxing and was credited for reviving boxing on the island as head of the Dominica Boxing Association.