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Suspect in March Pen murders expected to be questioned today

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2016 | 10:32 AM

Police investigators are today expected to begin questioning, Marvin Campbell Sr, the main suspect behind the massacre of five people, including three children, in March Pen, Spanish Town, St Catherine.

Campbell, otherwise called 'Fat Man', has been in custody since last Wednesday when he surrendered to the police.

He was named as a person of interest following the October 9 attack that left five people dead: 24-year-old Salesha Evans, her nine-year-old son Revaughn Evans; 22-year-old Venisha Bartley, and her two-year-old daughter Koyandra Wynter; and 14-year-old Marvin Campbell Jr.

Two other persons were also injured in the attack.

The police had reported that gunmen went to a the community kicked in the doors of four houses and opened fire, hitting occupants.

The houses were later set on fire.

The police had reported that Campbell had made threats against the murder victims to prevent them from pursuing a case against him.

He was wanted by the police in relation to a case of incest.

Campbell is expected to appear in court this week to answer to the charges of rape and incest.