The St. Catherine Police are now investigating a suspected murder suicide – involving an estranged couple – that happened in the parish last evening.

The incident happened about 6 PM in an area of the parish called McCooks Pen.

It’s reported that the woman was stabbed to death by her estranged common-law husband, who later killed himself.

Head of the St. Catherine North Police Division, Senior Superintendent Marlon Nesbeth, says the woman has been identified as Jodian McNair.

While the man has been identified as David Smith.

The police say the two appear to have had an abusive relationship.


SSP Marlon Nesbeth, Head of the St. Catherine North Police Division, speaking this morning with Nationwide News.