Thursday 20 September, 2018

Mother and son shot dead at home in Hanover

File photo

File photo

A mother and her son were shot and killed at their home during an invasion by unknown gunmen in Hanover on Wednesday night.

Another close family member was shot and injured in the attack.

The deceased have been identified as 45-year-old Carline Clover and her 25-year-old son, Uton Cockett, both of Elgin Town in Lucea, Hanover.

Reports are that about 9:30 p.m., the three were at home watching television when explosions were heard.

The Lucea police were summoned and upon their arrival, Clover and her son were found on the floor of the house suffering from multiple gunshot injuries.

The other family member was found nearby, also suffering from gunshot wounds.

The three were taken to hospital, where the mother and son were pronounced dead and the other injured family member was admitted for treatment.

The Lucea police are investigating the incident. 

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