Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Cops awaiting lawyer for double murder detainee before questioning

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The Trelawny police are yet to charge a man who has been held in connection with the killings of his former lover, 50-year-old Sophia Bryan, otherwise called ‘Carol’, and 28-year-old Junior Bailey, also called ‘Bad Walk’ in Freeman's  Hall, Trelawny on Friday, October 11.

The police are awaiting legal representation for the detainee to proceed with a question-and-answer process.

It is strongly believed that the vicious murder of the male and female was motivated by jealousy.

Sources close to the investigation said the nude bodies of Bryan and Bailey – both riddled with stabs wounds - were found in a bed in a house in their community. The house where the bodies were found was reportedly Bryan’s abode.

The Trelawny police subsequently took into custody a man who was named as a person of interest in relation to the killings.

Reports are that about 4am, the police were called after the bodies of Bryan and Bailey were found in the house.

The police subsequently named Garfield Edwards, otherwise called ‘Milo’, as a person of interest in relation to the double murder.

Bryan is said to have recently severed a relationship she had with Edwards, who is also a resident of Freeman's Hall.

Edwards was said to have been held by the police in a nearby community on the night following the discovery of the bodies.

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