A man is now dead after only recently returning to the island. His death means yet another Jamaican family will be devastated by premature loss of life at the hands of criminal elements plaguing the island.
According to a report by the Observer, a teenage girl of the Belle Aire community in Runaway Bay, St Ann got the shock of her young life Tuesday afternoon when she returned from school to find her father dead inside the house.
The body of 46-year-old Wegon Bennett was reportedly discovered sometime after 3:00 pm with several stab wounds.
Residents of the normally quiet community have expressed shock at the murder of a man.
Bennett, a pastry chef on a Disney Cruise Line reportedly arrived in the island recently for a short vacation with his family.
Residents are theorizing robbery as a motive for the killing as the house was ransacked and several items removed.
The matter is now being investigated by police.
(Wegon Bennett – Public Facebook Photo)
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