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UPDATE: Four murdered in St Elizabeth

Published:Thursday | May 28, 2015 | 5:31 AM

Another person who was last night shot in an attack in the community of Claremont near New Market, St Elizabeth has died, pushing to four the number of fatalities. 

The police believe the attack was carried out by gangsters.

The killings happened during a power outage.

It is reported that sometime after 8 o'clock, the community went into darkness and shortly after, gunshots were heard.

Checks later revealed that a male shopkeeper and two other people were killed near his establishment.

At daybreak, the body of a fourth person was found in a nearby lake.