Jamaica Crime News, Kingston: There is now tension brewing in the community of Cassava Piece in St Andrew, following the shooting death of a man in the community on Tuesday morning, June 5, 2018.
The deceased has been identified as, Lorenza Thomas, otherwise called “Israel” 23-year-old unemployed of Cassava Piece.
Reports by the police are that about 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, residents in the area alerted the police after hearing several gunshots coming from the directions of Thomas’ home.
The police traveled to the area and upon arrival, they discovered that the front door to his house was kicked in and the burnt body of the victim was lying on the floor of the house. On closer observation, they discovered that Thomas was shot, chopped and his body set on fire.
The victim was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
This latest murder has taken place following the shooting death of another man known as Gaza Man and an attempt on the life of dancehall entertainer Mavado.
By Henry Bucknor