Jamaica Crime News, Trelawny: A 30-year-old shop operator is now in custody at the Falmouth lock-up, in Trelawny, after he reportedly used a golf club to beat a prostitute to death, in the township of Falmouth on Tuesday night, September 18.
Dead is Candice London Edwards, otherwise called “Chin” a sex worker, who hails from De la Vega City, in Spanish Town, but was doing business in Falmouth up to the time of her death.
Reports by the Falmouth police are that about 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Ms. Chin, as the sex worker is affectionately called, and another female sex worker were operating on a location in Trelawny Street in Falmouth when an altercation developed between her and another sex worker.
It is reported that Ms. Chin and her friend were having the upper hand on the other female when the shop operator intervened.
An argument developed between the two opposing females and the shop operator, at what point Chin allegedly reached for a container of Pepper Spray and sprayed the shop operator.
The man ran from the location back to his shop and later returned with a golf club, which he used to clobber the female sex worker in the regions of her head.
She fell to the ground in a pool of blood and was immediately rushed to the Falmouth Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, the accused was taken into custody.