No motives in US missionaries death - cops

May 02, 2016
Forensic investigator working at a crime scene.


Up to late last night, police had not established a motive or identified any suspect(s) in connection with the killing of two American missionaries, whose bodies were found in Albion Mountain, St Mary, on, the weekend.

Randy Hentzel, 48, and 53-year-old Harold Nichols were found following a search by police and residents.

Hentzel was found dead about 8 a.m. with his hands bound behind him on Saturday. Nichols, who was reportedly staying in Boscobel in the parish, was found yesterday afternoon.

Police, who up to late last night could not confirm how the men died, said they are searching the crime scene for clue and following certain leads. The police said they will have to conduct further investigations before they can release further information.

Reports are that the men left on Friday, telling friends they were going to Albion Mountain but did not return. Fearing the worse, the police were summoned and following a search Hentzel body was found. Another search, resulted in the discovery of Nichols body.

Investigations continue.

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