Police imposter charged with murder, wounding with intent

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A man, who was among a group posing as police officers, has been charged with the murder of a woman they allegedly killed in her home in Spanish Town, St Catherine on Monday, May 2.

The deceased has been identified as 30-year-old Shaunette White. Charged with her murder is 24-year-old Roy Samuels, otherwise called ‘Bigga’, a labourer of Old Harbour Road in the community.

Samuels is also charged with wounding with intent in relation to the incident.

Reports are that at about 1:00 am, Samuels, along with other men posing as police officers, went to the home of the now-deceased and ordered her to open the door.

It is alleged that White opened the door and was greeted with gunshots. She died on the spot.

The men then reportedly entered the house and shot another occupant before escaping in the area.

The police said ‘Bigga’ was picked up by the police during a targeted operation in the parish on Sunday, June 19 and was subsequently charged.

His court date is being finalised.

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