UPDATE: Police investigating suspicion cop committed suicide in Manchester
Police detectives are investigating whether the Clarendon cop shot dead in Newport, Manchester this evening committed suicide.
The cop, who was attached to the Four Paths Police Station near May Pen has been identified as 33-year-old Tyrone Thompson.
The commanding officer for Clarendon, Superintendent Maurice Robinson this evening confirmed that the cop was shot dead but would not reveal any details on the circumstances surrounding his killing.
However, police sources say a suicide probe is underway.
This is the third straight Tuesday on which a cop has been killed.
Last week, constable Lynden Barrett was shot dead in Denham Town, west Kingston by criminals.
That was seven days after one of his colleagues, constable Crystal Thomas, was also shot dead by hoodlums.