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Logwood residents in disbelief after six murdered

Published:Friday | October 9, 2015 | 10:10 PM
Brian Mangaroo
Aliyah Mahabee (left) and her mother Lynette Mangaroo-Broomfield.
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Residents of Logwood in Hanover are still in disbelief this afternoon hours after news came that six residents of the community were brutally murdered last night in an attack which has been described as a massacre.

According to reports, at about 11 last night four men in a Toyota Corolla motorcar, popularly referred to as a Kingfish, entered the community and kicked open the door of a five apartment dwelling.

The men reportedly opened fire and set the house ablaze.

When the smoke cleared the six, who are all from the same family, were dead.

 

A resident of Logwood, Hanover

The dead have been identified as 63-year-old Linnette Bloomfield, her 40 year old son Mark Bloomfield, her 36-year-old daughter Kerry- Ann Bloomfield and her nephew 30-year-old Byron Mangaroo.

Kerry-Ann Bloomfield’s two children 15-year-old Davian Mahabee and 18-year-old Alia Mahabee were also killed in the attack.

Four other members of the family managed to escape and have been taken to hospital. 

Relatives of the deceased insist the family was not involved in any wrong doing.

Meanwhile, Assistant Commissioner of Police Wichroy Badoo vowed to find those responsible for the crime.

 

ACP Wichroy Badoo