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Double murder in Linstead

Double murder in Linstead

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A double murder plunged the town of Linstead into mourning on Monday.



Police have confirmed that 35 year-old Lerude Heartly of Fourth Street, Linstead, St. Catherine and 16-year-old Octavia Leslie of Deeside district in Wakefield, Trelawny wereshot and killed by unknown assailant(s) in Cheesefield district, St. Catherine on Sunday, May 7.

Reports are that about 3:00 a.m., both persons were on their way home from the wake of a relative when several explosions were heard. The cops were summoned and upon their arrival, the bodies were found with several gunshot wounds. They were pronounced dead at hospital.


The police are investigating.


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