Thursday 6 August, 2020

Woman's body found in barrel in downtown Kingston

The police are searching for two youngsters who ran leaving the body of a woman in a barrel in downtown Kingston on Wednesday night.

Reports are that about 8.45 pm, members of a police team saw the two youngsters, believed to be teenagers, pushing a handcart at the corner of Pechon and Beckford streets in the heart of the downtown commercial district.

The police team, acting on instincts, instructed the youngsters to stop.

In response, the two males fled upon seeing the police.

The officers then carried out a search and the body of the female was found in a barrel that was on the handcart.

The body, believed to be in its 20s, had its hands and feet bound and was among rubbish in the barrel, sources indicated.

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