Thursday 20 February, 2020

Person of interest held in relation to death of 8-y-o boy

The police are reporting that the man who was named as a person of interest in the investigation into the death of 8-year-old Galen Buchanan has been captured.

The man, who goes by several names including ‘Phillip Williams’, ‘Phillip Rose’, ‘Rochester Rose’ and ‘Ochester Rose’ was held during an operation in Trelawny earlier today.

He was named as a person of interest after Galen’s body was found in the harbour near Bournemouth Gardens in Kingston 2 on Thursday, January 23, two days after disappearing from his home on Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11.

Detectives say arrangements are being made for an interview to be conducted as soon as possible.

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