Young farmer murdered in St Elizabeth Wednesday morning

June 08, 2016

The St Elizabeth police are currently investigating the murder of a young farmer in the parish early this morning.
Twenty-six-year-old Ilroy Bennett of Phantiland, St Elizabeth, was shot and killed in his home at about 3:00 a.m.

Reports from the police’s Corporate Communications Unit are that Bennett was at home sleeping, when armed men broke in and shot him several times. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigations are being carried out by the Santa Cruz police.

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