Thursday 15 November, 2018

St Catherine construction workers shot dead in Westmoreland

Two construction workers from St Catherine were gunned down by unknown assailants in Westmoreland early on Sunday morning.

The two men, both masons, have been identified as 41-year-old Fritz Gerard and 32-year-old Dwayne Bell.

Reports are that about 1:30 a.m., residents heard gunshots coming from a section of the Belmont, Westmoreland community and summoned the police.

Upon their arrival, the police found the bodies of the men lying in a pool of blood with what appeared to be gunshot wounds to the upper sections of their bodies.

The two men were reportedly killed while they were asleep in a house.

The Westmoreland police are investigating the incident.

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