Jamaica Crime News: Person of Interest Picked up in Murder of East Portland MP – While the Opposition People’s National Party PNP General Secretary, Julian Robinson announced on Tuesday, February 5, that the party will be offering a cash reward of $500,000, to anyone who can provide information leading to the arrest of those behind the stabbing murder of People’s National Party, Member of Parliament for Eastern Portland, Dr. Lynvale Bloomfield, the Portland Police have now reported that they have taken a man into custody for questioning towards Bloomfield’s death.
The police are now very tight-lipped about the arrest but related that the male Person of Interest is not a prime suspect , but MCKOY’S NEWS learned from a source that the individual who is now being questioned, is someone who has been seen in the company of the slain Member of Parliament on more than one occasion.
59-year-old, Lynvale Bloomfield who resides at Paisley Gardens in Portland, was discovered dead at his home, on Saturday morning, February 2nd.
Reports are that about 10:00 a.m., Dr. Bloomfield’s helper arrived at the house and stumbled upon his naked body lying in a pool of blood, in his bedroom.
The police were summoned, and upon arrival, it was discovered that Dr. Bloomfield had multiple stab wounds all over his body.
The scene was processed, and the lawmen discovered a black jacked along a footpath leading to the house. Dr. Bloomfield body was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Dr. Lynvale Bloomfield was born in the parish of Trelawny, and attended Cornwall College institution in Montego Bay, in the 70es.
He also attended the University of the West Indies where he studied medicine and graduated as a medical doctor.
In the year 2011, he ran on the People’s National Party ticket in Eastern Portland Constituency, where he won the seat and has been the sitting Member of Parliament up to the time of his demise.