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High-level probe launched into killing of cop trying to rob a bar

Published:Saturday | April 4, 2015 | 9:28 PM

The Police High Command has ordered a high level probe into an incident which resulted in the death of a police constable attached to the Bethel Town Police in Westmoreland during an alleged robbery in Hopewell, Hanover about on Saturday night.

He is 25-year-old Kemar Beckford.

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The Constabulary Communications Unit says the Independent Commission of Investigations, the Bureau of Special Investigations and the Criminal Investigation Branch are investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident.