Tuesday, 28 June 2022 19:44

Probe in teen mom's murder deepens: Third person of interest named

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Police have released the name of another person of interest as they deepen the probe into the killing of 17-year-old Devenese Nelson of North Street, Kingston 14 on Sunday, June 26.

He is  Alejandro Murdock, otherwise called ‘Brandon’, a 17-year-old resident of  Kings Heights, Water Street, Kingston 14.

Murdock is being asked to turn himself in to the Denham Town Police by 5pm, Tuesday, June 28.

Anyone with information that can assist the police is urged to contact investigators at the Denham Town Police Station immediately at 876-948-6443 or Crime Stop at 311.

On Monday, the police also listed the father of Devenese's child and another relative as two other persons of interest.

Police asked the men, Eric 'Brando' Murdock and Tevin Cross, to report to the Denham Town Police Station by 6pm Monday. The men remain at large.

Reports are that residents of the apartment complex heard explosions and informed members of the security forces posted in the Zone of Special Operations in the area.

The police said they found the partially nude body of the 17-year-old mother with a bullet wound to the head. 

They also said they suspect that Devenese's murder is linked to a domestic dispute.