A fifth suspect in connection with an incident in St. Ann where a 13-year old girl was viciously attacked, abducted and buggered has turned himself into the Police.
Head of the St. Ann Police, Superintendent Dwight Powell told our news centre that their hunt for the remaining suspect came to an abrupt end, when the man handed himself over to lawmen.
Superintendent Powell says the five men have not yet been charged.
However, he says based on the circumstances surrounding the matter, there’s a strong possibility they will be.
When asked how the community is responding to the incident, Superintendent Powell said the police are still in the process of assessing how residents are coping with the heinous incident.
Superintendent Dwight Powell, Head of the St. Ann Police speaking with Nationwide News.
Reports are the 13-year-old girl was on her way to her grandmother in a community in the parish when she was abducted.
The teenager was reportedly attacked by one of the suspects and carried to an abandoned building.
Several other men are understood to have joined after in sexually assaulting the girl.
The teenager’s father says he’s shocked that the horrific crime against his daughter was allegedly perpetrated by men who he considered friends.