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Cop allegedly kills brother-in-law

Published:Sunday | August 24, 2014 | 10:18 AM

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Aug. 24, CMC – A policeman has been held for killing his brother-in-law during a domestic dispute late yesterday.



The cop, whose name has not been released, was held in the western parish of Westmoreland after he reportedly shot and killed Christopher Thompson, 41.



The police report that Thompson, a farmer, was told that the policeman – his brother-in-law, had hit his daughter.



Residents say an argument developed during which the policeman shot Thompson several times.



Thompson was rushed to hospital where he died.



The cop was taken into custody.



The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) will probe the matter.



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