The St James Police have made a major breakthrough in the investigation of a
recent brutal murder in the parish.
Two men were today arrested in connection with the murder of 57-year-old St James accountant,
Steven McPherson in Bogue Heights, St. James.
Reports are that on July 22 this year, McPherson was on way home from work when he saw men
in Toyota Vitz and Voxy motorcars accosting his daughter and pointing a firearm at her.
Realizing what was happening to his daughter, McPherson stopped to intervene and was shot in
the face, reportedly by the driver of the Vitz. McPherson drove off but crashed, having succumbed
to his injuries. The occupants of both the Voxy and Vitz then sped off.
Following extensive cross-parish investigations by dedicated detectives, on Tuesday July 28, 2020
between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., simultaneous targeted raids were conducted at three
locations across the parishes of St James and Hanover. The operations led to the arrest of two
suspects and the recovery of the Toyota Vitz that was allegedly used in the commission of the
One of the men was placed on an identification parade conducted earlier today (August 5, 2020),
where he was pointed out.
Both men remain in police custody as the investigation continues.