POLICE CONFIRM DEATHS
Written by RGPF on May 20, 2018
Police are investigating two homicides which occurred over the weekend, one in which a man died from a chopping incident in St. George; and another in which a man was shot and killed in St. Andrew.
Kendall Smith, a 30 year old labourer of Mon Toute, St. George was pronounced dead on arrival at the General Hospital following a chopping incident in Mon Toute which occurred at about 08:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19th.
The other fatality is that of Cainisacc Edwards, 36 year old former policeman and businessman of Telescope, St. Andrew. Edwards succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the Princess Alice Hospital.
The incident occurred about 02:30 a.m. on Sunday in Telescope.
Someone is in custody assisting with the investigations into his death, and autopsies are pending in both cases.