Jamaica Crime News, Hanover: Two men have been taken into custody in connection with the shooting death of an elderly woman and a 15-year-old male student at Malcolm Heights in Lucea on Wednesday night.
The men who are suspects in the murders have been taken into custody in connection with the murders of Laurell Frame, 91-year-old Pensioner and 15-year-old Jessie Spence, who attends the Hopewell High School in Hanover, and both of Malcolm Heights.
Reports by the police are that about 8:30 p.m., Mrs. Frame was at her home in Malcolm Heights when the 15-year-old student who is her neighbour came over to visit as he normally does.
The elderly woman was sitting at the inside door to a room of the board dwelling house, while the teenage boy was sitting underneath an almond tree in the yard. Minutes later, two armed men travelling on foot walked into the yard.
The gunmen walked up to Jessie and opened fire hitting him multiple times.T hey then walked onto the verandah and also shot the elderly woman multiple times to her upper body.
Other family members who were at the house ran for cover and managed to escape. The gunmen then made their escape in the area on foot.
The police were summoned and upon arrival, Mrs. Frame and Jessie were discovered lying in a pool of blood with multiple gunshot wounds. They were transported to the Noel Holmes hospital in Lucea where they were pronounced dead.
The two men will be questioned at a later date in the presence of their lawyers.