Archive for February 5, 2018

Teen Taken in Custody for Olympic Gardens Fire that Killed 3, Released

  Jamaican News, February 5, 2018 Kingston, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) — Olympic Garden Fire: Police report that the teenager who was placed in custody following the deadly fire which killed three young children, in the Prime Minister’s Constituency of Olympic Gardens, Kingston 11, was released. Three children died in the fire at their Booby Drive house,…

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Michael McLean, On Trial for Killing 6 in Thomas, Forced out of Court!

Woman Charged With Fraud in Divorce Case

  Jamaica News, January 5, 2018 Kingston, Jamaica  (Mckoy’s News) —  Michael McLean: As the trial continues this morning, Michael McLean, accused of the 2006 murder of six members of one St Thomas family, was unable to control his emotions and was subsequently removed by force from the courtroom, after he refused to compose himself.…

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Lone Gunman Killed St Mary Restaurant Owner in Front of Family

Jamaican News, February 5, 2018 St Mary, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Gunman Killed St Mary Restaurant Owner: Annotto Bay Police detectives confirm that a restaurant owner was shot dead in his Bottom Bay, Annotto Bay home, in the parish of St Mary on Saturday night. The man shot and killed is identified as Miguel Pottinger, 41.…

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Elderly Clarendon Man Found Chopped Dead, Son in Police Custody

Jamaican News, February 5, 2018 Clarendon, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) — Clarendon Man Found Chopped Dead: A Clarendon man was apprehended by the police after his elderly father was found murdered this early this morning in the parish of Clarendon. The man found killed has been identified as 73-year-old Samuel Salmon, ‘Daddy Power.’ The older Salmon was found chopped…

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Man Chopped His Wife Dead – Sentenced to Four Years

Chopped

Jamaica News, February 5, 2018 St Catherine, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) — Man Chopped His Wife Dead: Last Friday the St Catherine Circuit Court sentenced a man from the Pointhill district, in the parish of St Catherine, who pleaded guilty to chopped his common-law wife to death, to four years in prison. Errol Morrison who is…

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Barnett Street Lockup Closed Temporarily By Health Authority

Barnett Street Lockup Closed Temporarily

Jamaica News, February 5, 2018                                 Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Barnett Street Lockup Closed Temporarily: The Barnett Street lockup which recently housed over fifty prisoners have been ordered closed by the St James  Health Department. This was made known…

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How Lotto Scammers Defraud Elderly Americans and Fuel Gang Wars in Jamaica

Lotto Scammers Defraud Elderly Americans

Jamaica News, February 5, 2018 (The Conversation) – Lotto Scammers Defraud Elderly Americans: Normally, January and February are high season for the Jamaican beach city of Montego Bay. But this year, an upsurge in shootings and other violent crime has lead many sunseekers to steer clear. On Jan. 18, Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness declared a state of…

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