Elderly woman, two relatives murdered in Waterford

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Elderly woman, two relatives murdered in Waterford

Monday, December 02, 2019

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ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — An elderly woman and two of her relatives were shot dead at their home in Waterford, St Catherine on Sunday.

They have been identified as 74-year-old Pamela Russell, 48-year-old Shemellia Russell-Craig and 21-year-old Romario Craig, all of Clandon Road, Waterford, St Catherine.

Reports are that the three were inside their house when, about 9:20 pm, they were pounced upon by armed men, posing as robbers who opened fire hitting them.

The police said they were taken to hospital where they Russell and Craig were pronounced dead, while Russell-Craig died while being treated.

The lawmen said a high-level investigation has since been launched.

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