Sunday 23 February, 2020

Cops step up probe after body of 8-y-o boy found with hands bound

Detectives assigned to the Elletson Road Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of an eight-year-old boy whose body was found with hands and feet bound on Thursday, January 23.

The child has been identified as Galen Buchanan of Spanish Town Road in Kingston 11. 

Reports are that detectives activated a high alert for Galen after he went missing on Tuesday, January 21.

About 3:15 pm, on Thursday, January 23, residents stumbled upon Galen’s body in a section of the harbour located close to Royal Palm, Bournemouth Gardens, Kingston 2, with its hands bound.

The police were summoned and on their arrival, the scene was processed and the body removed to the morgue.

Meanwhile, lawmen are asking anyone with information that can assist in the investigation to contact the Elletson Road CIB at 876- 928-4200, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest Police Station.

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