Cops probe spent shells found after soldier's wake

April 25, 2016

Police have launched an investigation after more than 100 spent shells were found at a wake held on Friday for Jamaica Defence Force soldier Corporal Luevain Henry in his home community of Harkers Hall, St Catherine

Reports are that a sound system was playing at the wake and every time the selector played a song that was well received by the patrons, it was greeted with a salvo of celebratory gunfire inside the venue.

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Investigators from the St Catherine North Division went into the rural St Catherine community and retrieved the spent shells.

Investigators revealed that the exhibits will be sent to the government forensic laboratory for testing as well as other investigations are being carried out.

It was revealed that persons can be charged under the Firearms Act for discharging their weapons illegally.

Henry, who was also called Bloody, was killed in a vehicular accident two weeks ago. He was buried on Saturday in St Catherine.

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