Jamaica Crime News, Westmoreland: A Man was shot and killed by unknown assailants, while at the home of a female friend in Bethel Town, Westmoreland, between Friday night, October 12, to Saturday morning, October 13.
The deceased has been identified as Ralph Barnes, otherwise called “Ebo” 20-year-old laborer of Ginger Piece, also in Bethel Town.
Reports by the Bethel Town police are that Barnes was last seen alive about 7:15 p.m. on Friday, while at the home of a female neighbour.
It is reported that Barnes walked from the house to the outside yard, when gunshots were heard.
About 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, his father discovered his bullet riddled body, lying in the front of his yard.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, the scene was processed and Barnes was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.