UPDATE: At Least One of Four Found Dead Involved in Guns-for-Drugs Trade

The Police say they believe at least one of four men whose bodies were discovered dead in Clarendon today was involved in the guns for drugs trade between Jamaica and Haiti.

The bodies were found this morning buried in a shallow grave in Pennants District, Clarendon. Dead is Shawn Thompson and Alwyn Griffiths of Malvern in St. Elizabeth.

Cousins, Kevon and Clinton Hutchinson of Rocky Hill District in St. Elizabeth are also among the deceased.

Head of the Constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit, CCU, Assistant Superintendent Dahlia Garrick, spoke to our news center this morning.

The men reportedly rented a motor vehicle in St. Elizabeth on Saturday and made their way to Clarendon.

The vehicle was found abandoned on Foga Road in Clarendon a few days later.

Assistant Superintendent Garrick says initial investigations have implicated one of the deceased men in criminal activity.

Assistant Superintendent Garrick gave details on what’s meant by a get the guns syndicate.


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