One Man in Custody Following Murder of Policeman’s Mother in St. Catherine


Police are reporting that one of the suspects in the killing of Laetitia Francis on Angel’s Drive, Old Harbour in St. Catherine on Thursday is in Police custody.

The man, whose name is being withheld, turned himself in to the Old Harbour Police on Friday.

He is to be interviewed in the presence of his attorney this week.

Fifty-seven-year-old Laetitia Francis, a shopkeeper of Angel’s Drive, Old Harbour, St. Catherine was shot dead by men at her establishment about 11:47 a.m.

Ms. Francis is the mother of a police officer who was involved in the fatal shooting of one of two men who attacked the Police recently.

The threat level has since being elevated.

In 2018, Tauna won the UNICEF Media Award for Excellence in Reporting on Children’s Rights. She graduated from CARIMAC in 2015 and joined NNN in 2016. Since then, she’s covered several high-profile court cases including the X6 murder trial, the police death squad trial and is currently covering the Uchence Wilson Gang trial. Thomas is the Producer of Talking History heard on Nationwide Radio every Saturday.

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