A teenager has been left without a mother after a gun murder last evening (March 10) in the Victoria area of Linstead, St Catherine.
The victim is 33-year-old shopkeeper Verona Slack, also called Trudy, from Victoria district.
The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), through its communications arm, told The Beacon that unknown assailants shot Slack about 9:30PM while she was walking home.
Residents heard the explosions and called the police, who found Slack with a gunshot wound to the upper body, the JCF added.
Other sources have told The Beacon that the woman was shot in the head, adding that she was returning home from a shop she operates elsewhere in Linstead. A handbag she was carrying is reportedly missing.
The JCF said persons with information about the murder should contact the Linstead Police at 876-985-9070.
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