Clarendon, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Clarendon Gunshot Victim Dies: A Clarendon man who was shot and injured and his common law wife shot and killed last Tuesday night, succumbed to injuries at the Kingston Public Hospital on Saturday afternoon.
He has been identified as 59-yr-old Winston Guest, unemployed of Sandy Bay, Clarendon, while his wife has been identified as 54-yr-old Cecelia Johnson, Higgler of the said address.
The police say that on Tuesday night August 22, 2017, both victims were at home in Inverness Drive along with their teenaged daughter. Minutes later a group of men forced their way inside the house.
The men opened fire killing Johnson on the spot and then shot and injured Guest and the daughter. The gunmen then set the house on fire and also set their motor vehicle which was parked in the yard on fire.
The police were contacted and on arrival, all three victims were taken to hospital where Johnson was pronounced dead. Guest and his daughter were admitted to the hospital.
Three days later he succumbed to his injuries. Community members told Mckoys News that the victims’ son has been taken into custody by the Clarendon police on murder charges in 2016 and this could be a motive for the attack on the family.