KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Police Monday morning found a Glock 9mm pistol hidden in a garbage bin in Olympic Gardens, Kingston 11.
The Olympic Gardens Police report that about 11:45 am, lawmen acting on information conducted an operation in the area. A garbage bin was searched during the operation and the weapon was found inside ...more »
The lifeless body of Amy Whiteley lay inside the quaint two-storey sand-dashed board house familiar to people born and bred in Fletchers Land in Kingston in the 1960s. Relatives and curious on-lookers marvelled at the circumstances of her death and, more importantly, the identify of her killer. Edna Witter, younger sister of the dead woman, was hustled into a police vehicle in which she sat stone-faced. Why would she kill her sister, the crowd wondered.
I knew the two sisters personally. When this unhappy scenario took place, my dressmaker at that time, a Mrs. Mullings, had occupied a dress shop two doors away from the death house, the family homestead that was eventually bought by the Government of Jamaica for the purpose of building low income houses.
But the answer to the question asked at the time, just following the...
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Sybil E Hibbert is a veteran journalist and retired court reporting specialist. She is also he wife of Retired ACP Isadore 'Dick' Hibbert, rated among the top Jamaican detectives of his time. Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
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