Sun | Mar 24, 2019

Argument over funeral ends in murder-suicide in St James

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 7:00 PM

Hopeton Bucknor,  Gleaner Writer 

A Lilliput, St James night club operator this afternoon shot and killed his girlfriend then turned the weapon on himself in Flamstead Gardens near Spring Mount, St James.

The night club operator, identified as Junior Fabian Wint, 47, and his girlfriend, Wendy Scarlett, 24, recently moved to Flamstead Gardens.

It is alleged that they had just ended an argument allegedly over the female attending a funeral.

The woman reportedly left the house but was chased by Wint who used his licensed firearm to shoot her to death then kill himself. 

"Mi hear when the man seh: 'Yuh naw go a no funeral! Not over mi dead body'," one Spring Mount resident told The Gleaner.

"Mi shock when mi si the man pull out the gun and fire one shot inna the woman head, and then him put the gun to him mouth and fire another round killing himself, " the resident added.

The St James police have not yet released any information on the murder-suicide.

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