Monday 13 July, 2020

Manchester man charged for murder in bitter 'love triangle attack'

Detectives assigned to the Manchester Police Division say they have charged a 30-year-old man following the shooting death of a woman at a food store on South Race Course Road, Mandeville.

Charged with murder, illegal possession of firearm and ammunition is Andre Bromfield of New Green district, Manchester.

Twenty-four-year-old Shantell Whyte otherwise called ‘Shan’, an inventory clerk of Wilbin Street, Grey Ground, Manchester was shot several times about 6.15 pm inside the lunchroom of the establishment on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.

Police investigators say they are investigating reports that the shooting death of Whyte stemmed from a feud that she had with Bromfield said to be her lover.

The police were alerted and on their arrival, Whyte was seen with multiple gunshot wounds. The scene was processed and Whyte was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police said Bromfield’s court date will be announced later.

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