Was St James First 2018 Murder a Ritual or Crime of Passion?
Jamaica News, January 4, 2018
St James, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – St James First 2018 Murder: Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Residents living in the parish of St James on Thursday morning expressed their concern after the parish recorded the first murder of 2018 which many believe to be an act of Ritualism.
Not only was the first murder recorded but also the most gruesome murder so far.
The perpetrator did not only murder their victim but mutilated the upper body and removed several organs.
The victim has been identified as 21-year-old Kiron Spence, JUTA Tours Operator who hails from Farm Heights.
Reports by the Barnett Street police are that about 6:30 am on Thursday, January 4th, residents in Albion stumbled upon the body in the vicinity of the old Cornwall College Teachers Cottages and alerted the police.
Upon the arrival of the lawmen, Spence was discovered lying face down in a pool of blood.
Further investigations revealed that his face was completely cut away, his tongue and eyes removed and his left arm also severed.