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55-year-old farmer murdered in St Thomas

Published:Monday | December 15, 2014 | 1:45 PM

Jolyn Bryan, Gleaner Writer



KINGSTON, Jamaica:

The Bath Police in St Thomas have launched an investigation into the murder of a 55-year-old farmer whose body was found in a remote area of Beacon Hill on Saturday.




The body of Alphanso Douglas, otherwise called Tambie, was discovered around 11 a.m., with chop wounds.



His body was found by his son, Liston Douglas who said he had visited his father last Wednesday, but was unable to locate him.



With subsequent visits, and no information regarding his father's whereabouts from persons in the community, a missing person's report was filed.



Tambie, who lived alone, was last seen alive on December 6.



The Bath police have not established a motive for the killing and no suspects have been identified in the murder.



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