Murder /suicide in St James

Saturday, February 16, 2019

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ST JAMES, Jamaica— The St James police are reporting a murder/suicide involving a man and a woman in the parish yesterday.

Dead are 47-year-old Junior Wint, businessman of More Park and 22-year-old Wendy Scarlett of German Town also in St James.

Reports from the Spring Mount police are that about 1:30 pm Wint and Scarlet had an altercation.

It is alleged that Wint used his licensed firearm, a 9mm Canik pistol, to shoot Scarlett and then shot and killed himself.

The police were alerted and they were taken to hospital where both were pronounced dead.

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