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St Thomas meat vendor killed in Christmas Eve robbery

Published:Sunday | December 25, 2016 | 12:23 PM

A St Thomas man was shot and killed at his home during an alleged robbery on Christmas Eve.

He has been identified as 49-year old Wilbert Squire, a meat vendor of Brown's Lane in Morant Bay.

The police say about 9:20 p.m., Squire was in his yard when he was attacked by two armed men.

He was shot several times in the upper body, killing him on the spot.