Man charged for murder of MP

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said 21-year-old Simeon Anthony Sutherland from Buff Bay in Portland has been charged with the murder of Dr Lynvale Bloomfield, Member of Parliament for Portland Eastern.

The charge was laid following a question and answer session with investigators on March 1.

A date is yet to be announced for Sutherland to appear in court.

Simeon Anthony Sutherland who is charged with murder (left) and Dr Lynvale Bloomfield

Dr Bloomfield’s nude body was found in his house at Paisley Gardens in Portland about 10:30 on the morning of February 2.

It had several stab wounds.

Police picked up and interrogated the suspect, but later released him.

He was re-arrested after additional evidence allegedly connected him to murder scene.

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