Detectives assigned to the Trelawny Police Division have charged a 62 year old man for the murder of 18-year-old Julanna Whyte of Salem, Runaway Bay, St. Ann.

Ms. Whyte’s  body was found on the Duncan’s main road, Trelawny on Saturday, January 25.

Charged with her murder is 62-year-old Winston Jarrett, a watchman of Salem, Runaway Bay, St. Ann.

Reports from the Duncan’s Police are that about 6:45 a.m., a passer- by stumbled upon the body and alerted them.

Upon their arrival, the body was seen lying in bushes with stab wounds and its throat slashed.
The scene was processed and it was removed to the morgue.

Following investigations, Jarrett turned himself in to the Police on Tuesday, February 18 and was subsequently charged.

His court date has not been finalized.