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St Thomas man who shot cousin over ganja seeds captured

Published:Friday | February 3, 2017 | 1:37 PM

The St Thomas police have captured a farmer who was on the run after the shooting death of his cousin in a dispute over ganja seeds.

Thirty-seven-year-old Omar Walker was captured during a police operation in the Seaforth community early this morning

The incident happened last week in the community of a Beacon Hill in St Thomas.

It's reported that Walker and his 44-year-old cousin Winston Barrett had an argument over ganja seeds.

Walker reportedly left and returned with a gun which he used to shoot Barrett.

Barrett died at hospital earlier this week.