No motive in farmer's killing - police

August 17, 2016

Up to late last night, the St Catherine North police were still trying to find the persons responsible for the murder of a farmer in Bog Walk in the parish, yesterday.

The dead farmer has been identified only as Craig from Coolie Lane in Bog Walk.

Reports are that about 7 a.m. Craig was walking to his farm in the area, when he was attacked by a group of gunmen who shot him repeatedly. His attackers reportedly stole his licensed firearm from his body and escaped. He was taken to hospital where he succumbed to injuries received.

Contacted last night, the police said they have not identified any suspect in connection with the killing, neither have they established any motive. The lawmen said they are still investigating and are following several leads.

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