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Restaurant owners killed in Hanover triple murder

Saturday, March 25, 2017 | 11:02 AM    

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HANOVER, Jamaica — Three people are dead and one injured after a shooting at a restaurant in the Dias community of Kingsvale, Hanover last night.

Initial reports from the police are that 47-year-old Marcia Johnson and her common-law-husband Authur Noel Muir, 49, both of Clinic in Hanover were killed, along with another 49-year-old man, Peter Aitchison. 

Johnson and Muir owned the restaurant, and Aitchison reportedly operated a nearby bar. 

An unnamed person was injured in the incident, which took place around 9:00 pm. 


Residents reportedly heard gunshots and summoned the police to the scene, where the three were found dead.

The gunmen are said to have fled the scene. The police are yet to establish a motive for the murders.

Investigations continue.

Mark Cummings

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