Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Montego Bay businessman shot to death

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated from a previous version which stated that Raymond Kerr was reportedly stabbed to death.

Detectives assigned to the Montego Bay arm of the Crime Investigation Branch (CIB) are probing the circumstances surrounding the murder of a well-loved businessman who was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head at his home Monday afternoon.

The victim is 54-year-old Raymond Kerr, affectionately called Moony, of Appleton Hall, St James.

Kerr's body was discovered at his home in Appleton Hall, St James by a sibling who alerted the police.

Upon their arrival, the police found the body with a gunshot wound to the head.

The police are currently without a lead in the killing.

The parish of St James has been under a state of public emergency since April 30.

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