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Identity of cop whose mutilated body was found released

Published:Saturday | June 25, 2016 | 4:40 PM

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has released the identity of the Police Sergeant whose mutilated body was found along Brunswick Avenue in St Catherine yesterday.

He is 52-year-old Carlton Morrison who was attached to the Detention and Courts Division and stationed at the Gun Court Remand Centre on Camp Road in St Andrew.

The JCF’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) has described Morrison’s death as a suspected murder.

According to CCU, the body had several stab and chop wounds.

It says Morrison’s body was discovered by residents who alerted the Spanish Town Police.

In the meantime, the Police High Command has deployed members of the Chaplaincy Unit to provide counselling for relatives and friends of the slain policeman.