$500k reward offered for info on businessman's murder
Kamar Barrett

Crime Stop is offering a $500,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charge of those involved in last month’s murder of St Andrew businessman Kamar Barrett.

Barrett’s body was found on Tamarind Avenue in St Andrew on October 26 with a gunshot wound to the back of the head. The 38-year-old entrepreneur’s car had been abandoned at a different location.

According to Crime Stop, the police have been unable to find a motive for Barrett’s murder and need the public’s assistance in solving the crime.

READ: Family 'devastated' after businessman found dead in St Andrew

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Crime Stop’s toll free, anonymous tip line at 311.

Barrett's death in late October set off a whirlwind of activity on social media as users expressed shock at his death, and paid glowing tribute to the businessman.

"He was a great and sincere soul. He didn't deserve this. I pray that our leaders can build a safer Jamaica for all of us," one of his friends tweeted.

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