Joseph Kernizan, the jealous ex-boyfriend suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend and dancehall-reggae artiste Captain Barkey at a Bronx motel ate a bullet in an act of suicide in Florida, one876entertainment.com understands.
The NYPD was notified that Joseph Kernizan, 42, took his own life just before 11 p.m. Tuesday in Miami-Dade, the source said. Pauline Hamilton, Barkey's wife, confirmed that she had heard the rumours herself, but said she did not derive much satisfaction in knowing that Barkey's killer had cmmitted suicide.
"It doesn't change anything, Barkey is still gone, all my feelings are wrapped up in my husband. He was my everything and he is not coming back, this man took everything from me," she told one876entertainment.com
Kernizan allegedly gunned down his ex, Tracy Bennett, 38, and popular reggae singer Wayne Hamilton, 50, outside the Holiday Motel about 3:15 a.m. on Saturday.