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December 28, 2012
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Cops report breakthrough in murder case

Rasbert Turner, Star Writer

The Weekend Star was informed that the police have made a breakthrough in the murder of the St Catherine woman, who was shot dead after she had allegedly refused to hand over her phone.

Jascinth Bray, 37-year-old insurance agent of Ensom Acres in Spanish Town, St Catherine, was shot dead on December 18 after a man rode up to her and demanded her cellphone.

It was confirmed that police investigators picked up a suspect, a woman, three days ago in Spanish Town.

brandished gun

On December 18 about 6:45 a.m., Bray was shot and killed while on her way to work. Police reports are that she was pounced upon by a man on a bicycle who approached her and brandished a gun.

He is said to have demanded a phone she had. He then shot her in the head.

She died on the spot.

While the police have not established a motive for the killing, there were many speculations as to what may have caused Bray's death.

The matter is being undertaken by the St Catherine Major Investigation Task Force.

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