Friday 10 July, 2020

Cops make 'breakthrough' in 2-y-o murder case

Police say they have made a breakthrough in the case where a 29-year-old woman was shot dead and a child injured by gunmen, who kicked in the door to their home in the parish of Clarendon, two years ago.

Reports are that one of the main suspects is now in custody after several months on the run and he has since been charged in connection with the attack on the two females.

The man identified as 22-year-old Khamali Dennis was taken into custody by his Attorney and he has since been charged with murder, wounding with intent and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition, the Corporate Communication Unit, the police information arm, has reported.

Reports are that on Monday, November 30, 2017, at around 10:20 pm, 29-year-old Jodian Harvey otherwise called ‘Shasha’ and a female child were at home when men kicked opened the door to their house and opened gunfire at them hitting them several times.

The injured females were rushed to hospital where Harvey was pronounced dead and the child admitted.

Police said a search was launched for Dennis who was brought to the police station by his Attorney-at-law on Saturday, November 2  of this year and was later charged on Wednesday, November 6 four days later.

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