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Commish says suspects arrested for cop's murder to be charged soon

Published:Wednesday | July 22, 2015 | 4:56 PM
Thomas ... spoke with reporters today following a meeting with police personnel at the Denham Town police station, a day after another cop - Constable Lynden Barrett - was shot dead.

Police Commissioner, Dr Carl Williams says the two suspects held in connection with last week's murder of police constable Crystal Thomas will be charged soon.

He was speaking with reporters following a meeting with police personnel at the Denham Town police station today, a day after another cop - Constable Lynden Barrett - was shot dead.

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Williams says investigators are almost 100 percent certain that the two men in custody for Thomas' slaying last week are responsible for her death.

Thomas was shot three times in the face last Tuesday as she tried to foil a robbery on a passenger bus travelling along Spanish Town Road.

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She had just left work and was on her way home.