Sunday 17 February, 2019

Female vendor shot dead in bed

Hyacinth Miller

Hyacinth Miller

The Westmoreland police are probing the murder of a female vendor who was shot and killed by unknown assailants who invaded her Negril, Westmoreland home on Tuesday night.

The deceased has been identified as 54-year-old Hyacinth Miller of Tank Hill, Negril, Westmoreland.

Reports are that about 8:000 p.m., Miller and other family members were at home when an explosion was heard.

The vendor was subsequently discovered in her room, lying in a pool of blood on her bed, with what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

Her one-year-old grandson, who was in bed with her, was not harmed.

The vendor was taken to hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

No motive has been established for the killing.

 

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