Saturday 25 January, 2020

Murder/suicide involving JDF soldier, spouse at home in Portmore

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The nation is reeling from the Sunday morning news of a murder/suicide involving a Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Corporal and his common-law wife.

The soldier, Doran McKenzie, is believed to have chopped his 34 year-old common-law wife, Suianne Easy, to death, then turned a gun on himself.

Both victims are of a West Greater Portmore address.

"Neighbours reportedly heard an altercation at about 3.20 am and Ms Easy was heard crying for help, and then a firearm was heard,” a representative of the Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) told Loop Jamaica reporter Claude Mills.

“The police were called and it was revealed that she was chopped and injured, (and) she subsequently died. He seemed to have taken his life," the CCU representative added.

Investigations are ongoing into the incident.

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