Another double murder committed in St James

ST JAMES, Jamaica – The bloodletting continues in St James following another double murder in the parish on Wednesday night in the community Roehampton.

The deceased has been identified as 23-year-old farmer Linston Anderson, otherwise called 'Blacks' and 20-year-old Tavar Doeman, otherwise called 'Ravers'. Both men are from the community.

According to the police report, about 10:30pm the men were at a location in the community when a lone gunman approached them and opened fire hitting them. Another man was injured during the incident.

The police were summoned and Anderson and Doeman were seen suffering from gunshot wounds. They later succumbed to their injuries.

The other injured man managed to escape and was assisted to hospital, where he is currently being treated.

Detectives from the Major Investigations Division are probing the incident.

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at


  1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper; email addresses will not be published.
  2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.
  3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.
  4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.
  5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:
  6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:
  7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

Which long-term investment option is more attractive to you at the moment?