Jamaica Crime News, St Thomas: The St Thomas police have now confirmed that the two partially decomposed bodies, which were discovered in bushes, in the community of Woodborn, St Thomas on Friday, September 7, are believed to be those of two Barbadian nationals.
The victims have been identified as 27-year-old Dario Yearwood and 37-year-old Daniel Griffiths, both of Barbados addresses.
Police investigation revealed that both men arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston on Wednesday afternoon, September 5 and were killed on the same day of their arrival.
Further investigations revealed that, Griffiths and Yearwood had reservations at a Resort hotel in Kingston, but both men never showed.
The police then viewed surveillance cameras at the airport and identified both men.
Reports are that about 2:00 p.m. on Friday, a farmer who resides in Woodborn district in St Thomas, was searching for his cows in bushes when he stumbled upon the bodies and raised an alarm.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, they stumbled upon the two burnt bodies, which were in a state of decomposition, and both had multiple gunshot wounds.
The scene was processed and the bodies removed to the morgue.
One police source told our news team that residents in the area informed them of hearing gunshots being fired in the area on Wednesday evening, but no one took an interest to investigate.