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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed his outrage at the murder of nine-year-old Nikita Noel, saying the "horrifying murder is a shock to our collective conscience" and "can only be described as evil”.

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The police are yet to establish a motive in the shooting death of architect Euchon Darling in St Andrew on Tuesday evening.

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The Hanover police have launched a probe into the murder of a 10-year-old schoolgirl whose body was found in bushes, hours after her mother reported her missing to the police on Wednesday.

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Leaders of two major business lobbies have expressed optimism about the sharp decline in murders and other serious crimes in 2023 and hope maintenance of that trajectory will boost the economy.

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An 87-year-old woman died from injuries she received after her house was set ablaze by gunmen on Monday.

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Saturday, 21 January 2023 13:26

Jamaican pleads guilty to killing girlfriend in US

BURLINGTON, Vermont (AP) — A Jamaican-born man charged with killing his live-in girlfriend in 2018 then fleeing to the island where he evaded authorities for nearly two years pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder and was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.

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Dwight Henry, the St Mary man who pleaded guilty earlier this month to killing two United States missionaries in the parish six years ago, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the crimes.

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Thursday, 19 January 2023 12:57

UK resident shot and killed in Manchester

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — A resident of the United Kingdom was shot and killed while visiting relatives in Mike Town on the outskirts of Mandeville in Manchester early Thursday morning.

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The Jamaican Government is moving to change the penalty for murder.

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A former policeman has been charged with murder following an investigation into a case in which a man was shot dead during a joint police/military operation nine years ago.

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