Off-Duty Soldier Killed in Linstead Robbery

A member of the Jamaica Defense Force, JDF, was shot and killed in Linstead last evening during what the Police say was a robbery.

Ground Commander for the State of Emergency, in St. Catherine North, Senior Superintendent Gary Griffiths, says the incident happened in the Banbury area of Linstead. He says the soldier was off duty when he was killed.

Senior Superintendent Griffiths says the Police are confident they’ll make a breakthrough in the investigations into the incident.

He says the police are now questioning several people in relation to the incident.

SSP Gary Griffiths says the community of Banbury is on the list of Police hotspot areas.

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