84-y-o linked to Hanover double-murder turns himself in, confesses
HANOVER, Jamaica – An 84-year-old man has reportedly confessed to the double-murder of two elderly women in Hanover on Saturday, August 12.
The man, a farmer from Grange District in the parish and the husband of one of the victims, allegedly confessed to the crimes after days on the run.
Retiree Patsy Allen was found in her Kendal district home around 5:00 pm by a family member who alerted the Lucea Police. She was rushed to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Two hours later, tragedy struck again when Teka Anderson-Nesbeth, 73, was found dead in her residence by a relative. She was stabbed in the head. It was later revealed that Nesbeth was Allen’s caregiver.
The killer reportedly fled the scene of both murders, but according to police, the elderly man turned himself in to the Lucea police on Friday, August 18.
After being legally cautioned, he confessed to the murder of both women, shedding light on the tragic incidents that officers say seemed connected from the start.