Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Westmoreland murder tally approaching 50

File photo

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The murder count in Westmoreland this year inched closer to the 50 mark after a man was shot and killed at his home in the parish on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Christopher Wright, also called ‘Not Nice’, of Grove Land, Negril.

Reports are that around 4:00 p.m., Wright was at his home when a lone gunman walked in and shot him.

He was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The police are reportedly following strong leads into the killing, which has brought the parish’s murder tally to 49 so far this year.

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