Jamaica Crime News, St Andrew: Shantae Skyers Murderer being Sought: The St. Andrew North police have confirmed that, they are now in search of a man who they believe can assist them in their investigations surrounding the death of 8-year-old Shantae Skyers, whose decomposing body was found in bushes in Sterling Castle Heights, Red Hills, St. Andrew, on Tuesday afternoon, April 17.
According to the police, an immediate investigation following the discovery of the infant’s body on Tuesday, led them on the trail of the male suspect.
Reports are that, last Thursday Shantae left her home in Sterling Castle Heights and set out for school. That afternoon when she did not return her mother and father got worried and went in search of her.
It was confirmed by her grade teacher that she came to school that day and also several community members remembered seeing her at a bus stop, and then on route to her home.
It turned out to be a painful five days for her family, who reported the matter to the police and then formed their own search parties, in search of 8-year-old Shantae.
On Tuesday an all-out effort was made by family, community members, the St. Andrew police, a team from the Caribbean Search Centre, the police Canine Division and the Jamaica Defence Force led to the discovery of Shantae’s body.
The entire community of Sterling Castle had their hopes shattered and could not hide their emotions, after the body of the child who has been missing since the past six days, was discovered beneath rubbles at a bushy section of the community they called Blue Hole.