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Five persons killed on Christmas day

Published:Saturday | December 27, 2014 | 8:29 AM

At least five Jamaicans were killed on Christmas day.

According to information received from the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit, two persons were stabbed to death while three died from gunshot wounds.

Twenty-year-old Tavoy Clarke of Bridge Water in Westmoreland was stabbed to death in his community about 12.30 a.m. Thursday.

Meanwhile, 28-year-old Terry Turner of Middle Quarters in St Elizabeth was stabbed to death in Glendevon, St James.

Fifty-eight-year-old Jennifer Rhoomes was shot and killed about 3.30 a.m. Thursday in her community of Orange Hill, Clarendon.

In New Market, St Elizabeth, 47-year-old Adela Smith was shot and killed shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday.

Thirty-eight-year-old Troy Leslie was shot and killed in Barrett Town, St James about 7 p.m. Thursday.

The police are investigating the murders.

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