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Murder-suicide in Clarendon ... Soldier kills wife, self

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2016 | 1:53 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer
JDF soldier, Lance Corporal Junior Wallace and his wife 30-year-old Christina Dawkins in happier times.
JDF soldier lance Corporal Junior Wallace
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The Clarendon Police are now investigating a case of murder-suicide involving a Jamaica Defence Force soldier and his wife.

The incident took place last night at the couple's home in Park Hall near James Hill in northern Clarendon.

The couple has been identified as 35-year-old JDF soldier, Lance Corporal Junior Wallace and his wife 30-year-old Christina Dawkins - a third year architecture student at the University of Technology.

The police report that relatives had not seen the couple for more than a day and went to their house in search of them.

They kicked in the door to the house and found the bodies of Dawkins and Wallace in their bedroom.

Dawkins had two gunshots to her upper body and Wallace had a single bullet wound to the right side of his head.

The police have confirmed that the incident was a murder-suicide.

The couple who had been married ten years died leaving a son.