Jamaican Police probe murder of utility contractor

The police in Jamaica have launched an investigation into the murder of a man contracted to work with the National Water Commission (NWC).

It’s reported that Benroy Farquharson, 36, was shot and killed at his home in the central parish of Clarendon, late Wednesday.

The police say shortly before 9pm, Farquharson, who is also known as Ezra, was at home with his girlfriend when they heard voices shouting “police”.

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The woman reportedly opened the door and found men armed with guns, when she attempted to close the door, the men forced their way into the house and opened fire, hitting Farquharson, who died on the spot.


His girlfriend was not hurt.