A British man was murdered and killed just a few days after travelling to Jamaica to attend his mom’s burial.
Weeks after one other Briton was shot and killed in what authorities imagine to be a contract killing, Michael Brown, 48, of Waterford, Herts, was additionally killed.
Jimmy, the sufferer, was shot in Mike City round 12.20am on Thursday.
He was ambushed by gunmen, in line with police, whereas engaged on an unfinished home within the neighbourhood.
He had higher physique gunshot wounds and was taken to a neighbouring hospital in Mandeville the place he was later declared lifeless.
He had simply buried his mom, who was 74 years previous, 4 days prior.
Jimmy is reported to have been concerned in a household dispute that intensified over property that his just lately deceased mom left behind.
In accordance with reviews, detectives are wanting into the chance that the argument led to his loss of life.
A police spokesman mentioned: “It is a despicable crime and we’re taking a look at all strains of inquiry.
“This man was from England and came visiting to take care of his new home which he was constructing and to go to household.
“From all accounts, he was a hard-working man. We intend to deliver to justice these accountable.”
A neighborhood resident mentioned there are many land and property disputes in Jamaica which typically finish tragically.
She mentioned: “This younger man came visiting from England to bury his mom and to care for the home he was constructing and he will probably be getting buried himself.
“That’s so terrible and unhappy. Coming all this manner and you’ll not be returning.”
This month in Jamaica, a British man had been murdered twice.
Sean Patterson, 33, a private coach from Shepherd’s Bush, London, was found within the St. James neighbourhood with gunshot wounds to his head and higher torso.
Fitz Bailey, a deputy police commissioner, referred to the order to kill as “a contract killing” made within the UK.
He claimed that Sean and a second man, who was additionally from London, had landed in Jamaica on December 29.
Earlier than transferring into the villa in Bogue Hill on New 12 months’s Day, the duo had spent a number of days at an condominium.
Afterward within the day, Sean and his companion bumped into a 3rd Kingstonian who joined them for the night time in separate rooms on the visitor house.
The Jamaican man and Sean proceeded to the villa’s pool deck the next day about midday, when a “lone male clad in a black hooded sweatshirt” was seen firing rounds.