UPDATE: Police Report on Shantel Wright’s Murder
Westmoreland, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Shantel Wright’s Murder: Police are reporting on the murder of Shantel Wright, 21-year-old, of Brown Bush, Little London in Westmoreland.
The deceased, Shantel Wright who worked in the Sav-La-Mar traffic office as a typist, and resided at a Brown Bush, Little London, Westmoreland address.
She was discovered murdered on Friday, June 16.
Westmoreland police report that, Shantel’s murder was committed between 11:30 p.m. on June 14 and 4:16 p.m. on June 16, at her residence in Brown Bush, Little London, Westmoreland where she was last seen alive.
Reports are that, Shantel Write was last seen alive by a member of the police force, who dropped her off at her home about 11:30 p.m. on June 14.
The following morning her relatives did not find her at home and began calling her cellphone, which rang without answer, also she didn’t turn up for work at the traffic office. She was then reported missing by her mother Carol Williams, at the Little London police station at 6 p.m. on June 15.
Shantel Wright’s Murder: On June 16 a search was launched by the police, along with residents of Little London. Shantel’s body was found in the bushes, about 400 meters from her home, with multiple stab wounds to the neck and a large stone was dropped on her face.
As a result, citizens protested by blocking the Little London main road and accused the police of killing her.
The scene was processed by police detectives. Blood samples, a pair of slippers, her cellphone, a cloth belt, and the handle of a knife were found at the scene and removed for evidence.
Investigation continues by detectives.
The scene was visited by INDECOM, Western Region who have expressed their intentions to take over this investigation. INDECOM stated that they are in dialog with the High Command of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) in relation to the matter.
No motive is established for her murder.
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