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St Ann police probing murder of businessman

He has been identified as Alfred Worms, who lived upstairs the building which houses his recently opened hardware store in Runaway Bay, St Ann.

Preliminary reports are that Worms was found at the entrance of his business establishment with a single gunshot to the head.

The police surmise he was pounced upon as he was opening the store.

No motive has so far been established for the killing.

St Ann father and daughter killed as tree falls on home

The deceased man has been identified as Randy Shaw. His young daughter, Sandy Shaw was also found dead among the debris.

Reports are that at about 2:15 am, residents of the Captureland area were awaken by the sounds of screaming and a crashing sound. They later went to investigate and discovered that a tree had collapsed on Shaw’s house where he resided with his daughter and son.

REBEL SALUTE 2017: Tony Rebel's reasoning kept the crowd moving

During his performance, he paused on many occasions to reason with the audience, which they also loved, shouting, cheering, whistling, blowing vuvuzela or doing whatever it took to show their appreciation.

Tony Rebel opened his set with My Dread then went into Know Jah during which he asked the audience to sing along, which they obliged.

REBEL SALUTE 2017: 'Jesus is my pension' - Minister Marion Hall was on fire

Minister Marion Hall would not be distracted and, even when a member of the audience, comprised of many from the Rastafarian faith, shouted early in her performance, "Marion Hall, bun Jesus", she never waned from her set. Instead, she focused her attention on someone in the crowd who had gotten into "spirit" and ministered directly to that individual.

Man allegedly kills elderly farmer with stone because 'his eyes were red like the devil'

The accused man, 21-year-old Andre Hewitt of Cascade in Cave Valley, is charged with the murder of 75-year-old Octavious Reid, also of Cascade, St Ann. 

Allegations are that on December 12 last year, at about 11:30 am, Reid was walking along the road with a machete in his hand. Hewitt was also walking along the said road. 

Popular barber stabbed to death at house in Ocho Rios, St Ann

The deceased man has been identified as 23-year-old Dwight Robinson. 

Allegations are that Robinson was found by the landlord lying in a pool of blood in his room at about 3 am on Tuesday morning.

His room was ransacked and bloodied as it appeared there was a struggle between him and his attackers. 

Based on preliminary investigations by the police, Robinson's attackers gained entry to his room through a window. 

He was stabbed multiple times and was pronounced dead at hospital.

Robinson was a popular barber, who worked in Ocho Rios.

A fight to the very end: Slain JP Colin Corrodus bravely resisted gunmen's attack

Residents say Corrodus is being remembered as a hero for his courageous act on Monday, January 2 as someone who was never afraid to stand up for what he believed.

An area resident - who was about to join game of dominoes at Corrodus’ house - recounted the events leading up to the shooting that night. 

The man - who requested that his identity was withheld for his own safety - explained that the 82-year-old called ‘Mr C’ had even disobeyed one of the gunman’s orders to lie on the ground.

Man shot dead in Steer Town

The dead man's identity is yet to be ascertained.

Reports reaching Loop News are that sometime after 3 pm, residents heard loud explosions coming from the Gaza community in Steer Town.

The police were later summoned and the body of the man was later seen in a pool of blood with gunshot wounds. 

BREAKING: Suspect held in murder of St Ann JP

JP Colin Corrodus was shot dead at his home in Epworth, St Ann, Monday night. His firearm was also stolen. 

The suspect is yet to be questioned, Superintendent Gary Francis said. 

Justice minister saddened by murder of St Ann JP

“Mr Corrodus operated a retail business in Epworth in St. Ann’s Bay, and served the parish with great distinction,” Chuck said about the JP who is brother of Custos of St James, Ewan Corrodus.