Police moments ago released the names of the victims in this morning’s quadruple killing in Planters Hall, St Catherine.
The deceased has been identified as 31-year-old Richard Wright otherwise called ‘Richie’, 27-year-old Omar Wright otherwise called ‘Buss Head’, 49-year-old Lester Harvey all farmers of Rhule Town district, Old Harbour, Clarendon and a female known only as ‘Nordia’ of a Chapleton, Clarendon address.
Reports are that about 1:30 a.m., residents heard explosions and summoned the police.
Upon their arrival, the four were seen lying in a pool with gunshot wounds. They were taken to hospital where they were all pronounced dead.
Police say they have launched a top-level probe in the circumstances into the matter.
To date 1,227 murders have been recorded in Jamaica since the start of the year.