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Teen boy murdered in Westmoreland

Published:Thursday | June 30, 2022 | 1:40 PM
The body of 17-year-old Jayre Francis was found with multiple gunshot wounds in a yard along Ricketts Avenue in Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland on June 29, 2022. - Hopeton Bucknor photo.

A 17-year-old Westmoreland boy was gunned down in a hail of bullets early this morning.

Jayre Francis, otherwise called 'Jay', of Ricketts Street in Savanna-la-mar, was discovered with multiple gunshot wounds in a yard along Ricketts Avenue.

Residents reported that around 3:00 a.m. they heard a barrage of gunshots coming from the direction of a yard along Ricketts Avenue.

The police were called to the area.

The team that responded discovered Francis beside a house lying in blood with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body.

The scene was processed and the body was removed to the morgue for a post-mortem.

- Hopeton Bucknor 

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