Sunday 26 January, 2020

Female chef attacked and shot dead

A woman was shot dead during a gun attack at Corner Pond in Port Maria, St Mary on Thursday night.

The deceased has been identified as 21-year-old Trishawna Pearson of Corner Pond.

Police report that about 10:50 pm, Pearson, a chef, was walking in the parish capital when she was ambushed and shot multiple times by two gunmen.

Minutes later her bullet-riddled body was found lying in a pool of blood by residents who heard the loud explosions.

Residents in the community who heard the gunshots went to investigate and stumbled upon Pearson’s body, which was lying along the roadway in a pool of blood.

The police arrived and the scene and took Pearson to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

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