Jamaica News, March 31, 2018 – Trelawny Retired Cane Cutter Murdered
Trelawny, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – The Clarkes Town police in the parish of Trelawny are now carrying out a search for two men who they say can assist them in their investigations into the death of an elderly cane cutter who was robbed and then murdered at his home in the parish on Wednesday morning.
The victim has been identified as Oliver Atland, 75-year-old, a retired cane cutter of Long Pond Village in the parish of Trelawny.
Reports by the Clarkes Town police are that shortly after 4:00 p.m., residents in the Long Pond Village alerted the police after they spotted four men running from the home of the deceased.
The lawmen travelled to the location and carried out an investigation. They stumbled upon the elderly man, who was lying face down in a pool of blood in a room of his house, with a section of his head bashed in.
The police also stated that robbery is believed to be a motive for this latest murder, as the home of the deceased was totally ransacked. They also state that they are now in search of two men who they believe can help them in their investigations.