Monday 24 February, 2020

Double murder in Cross Roads, St Andrew

A 63-year-old woman and a 27- year-old man were shot dead by gunmen in lower St Andrew on Saturday.

The deceased have been identified as Beverley Brooks and Oniel Grant, both residents of Friendship Lane in the Cross Road area.

Up to the time of publication, the police could not confirm if the two were relatives.

Reports are that about 5:30 a.m., the two were in their community when men armed with guns drove into the area.

Further reports are that one of the men alighted from the vehicle and opened gunfire, hitting the two person in the process, then went back into the vehicle and the group left the area.

Residents who heard the loud explosions alerted the police who, on arrival in the community, conducted a search, during which the bodies of the two victims were found with bullet wounds.

The bodies were later removed to the morgue.

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