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UPDATE: Escaped St James prisoners named, public warned not to harbour wanted men

Published:Monday | November 30, 2015 | 11:14 PM

The police have identified the six prisoners who escaped today from the Montego Bay Police lock up in St James.

They are:

Kelvin Hodge, 30, labourer of Barnett Town, St James who was charged with four counts of murder.

Randy Murray, 30, labourer of Landillo, Phase 6, Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland who was charged with illegal possession of firearm.

Marcus Robinson, 34, higgler of Doom Street, Montego Bay, St James who was charged with illegal possession of firearm.

Gregory Roberts, otherwise called ‘Greg’, 32 labourer of Maroon Town, St James who was charged with robbery with aggravation.

Benjamin Stephens, 21 of Dias, Lucea, St James who was charged with murder.

Shaniel Luton, 26, of Farm Heights, St. James who was convicted of murder and scheduled to be sentenced on Friday, December 4.

Reports are that about 6 a.m., during a routine cell check a hole was seen in the wall and the men found to be missing.

READ: Jailbreak ... Six men escape custody in St James, questionable escape route

A manhunt has been launched for the men.

Anyone with information that can lead to the recapture of these prisoners is asked to contact the Montego Bay Police at 953-6191, 119 or the nearest police station.

The public is also being reminded that it is a criminal offence to harbour a criminal.