2 cops arrested for Manchester businesswoman's contract killing

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

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MANCHESTER, Jamaica – Two policemen were on Monday, October 26, arrested in connection with the murder of Manchester businesswoman Norma Coleman in the parish last Friday.

Read: 61-y-o woman shot dead in Manchester

Investigators are now appealing to Coleman’s husband, Vincent Coleman, and Marshall Small, both of Mandeville addresses, to report to the Mandeville Police Station by midday Thursday, as they believe both men can assist their investigations.
The police are reportedly treating the businesswoman’s murder as a contract killing which involves person/s closely associated with her.
Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Branch Headquarters (CIB HQ), who are spearheading the investigation, are reporting significant progress in their probe of the incident.
A news release from the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit said about 1:30 pm on Friday, October 23, the 61-year-old businesswoman of Begonia Drive in Mandeville was shot dead on Confidence Avenue.
Head of the Criminal Investigation Branch Assistant Commissioner of Police Ealan Powell has indicated that there is “a worrying increase in murders suspected to be contract killings involving family members who are hiring others to kill relatives”.
He has given the assurance that the requisite resources will be allocated to this and similar investigations to speedily bring all involved to justice.




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