Police investigators are this afternoon searching for clues to establish what may have led to the murder of the General Manager of the prominent investment firm, Alliance Finance Limited, Arnie Francis.

Mr. Francis was murdered by gunmen last night.

It’s understood that the 50-year-old Alliance Finance General Manager and his wife were attacked while they were just outside their home in Mona Heights in St. Andrew.

The incident happened at approximately 10:00pm.

Francis was hit several times – including in the armpit and abdomen. He and his wife were carried to hospital. Mrs. Francis is in stable condition

But Vice President of Alliance Finance Limited, Robert Chin, confirmed this morning that Mr. Francis succumbed to his injuries.

The Constabulary’s Corporate Communications Unit, CCU, has also confirmed that Mr. Francis died this morning while he was being treated in hospital.

He’s a past student of the University of Manchester in the UK and Excelsior High in Jamaica.

The murder of the General Manager of Alliance Finance Limited is sending shock waves among some prominent members of the business community.