Thursday 27 February, 2020

Missing farmer found dead with chop wounds in St Catherine

A farmer who was reported missing, was found with several chop wounds at his farm in a section of Bernard Lodge Estate in St Catherine on Thursday.

The deceased man has been identified as Everett Joseph of Smith Lane in Newlands, St Catherine.

Police reports are that family members reported Joseph missing to the police after he did not return home on Wednesday.

A search of his farm was conducted the following day, and his body was found in bushes. It had what appeared to be multiple chop wounds, according to the police.

The body was later removed to the morgue for a post-mortem examination to be conducted.

Police investigations are ongoing into the development.

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