Jamaica Crime News, Trelawny: The police in the parish of Trelawny have released the names of two men, who they say are Persons Of Interest in connection with the shooting death of a man in the parish on Saturday morning of July 28th.
The police have given the names as Ricardo Sturridge, otherwise called “Tippa” and Roshane Williams otherwise called “Shane or Bun Up” both of Sawyers district.
The lawmen say they are giving both men until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon to turn themselves over to the police.
Both men are being sought for questioning in connection with the murder of Michael Smith, 43-year-old farmer who resided at a section of Sawyers district known as Cottage.
Reports by the Stewart Town Police are that about 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, Smith and both men were at a house in Burke District when gunshots were heard coming from the house.
The two men were later seen running from the house and residents went to investigate.
They stumbled upon Smith’s body and alerted the police. Upon arrival, the farmer was discovered lying in a pool of blood with a gunshot wound to his face.
He was transported to the Falmouth hospital where he was pronounced dead. In the meanwhile, the police say they are now in search of both men.