Police name person of interest in Westmoreland murder
Derron Gayle- the deceased

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica – The police have named a person of interest in the killing of Derron Gayle, at Ancho district in Withorn, Westmoreland.

He is Theodore Reid, otherwise called “Peckus”. Reid is also from Ancho district in the parish.

Gayle was fatally shot on Friday June 24, at a wake, leaving his brother who witnessed his murder, “traumatized and paranoid”.

READ: WATCH: Man left ‘traumatized and paranoid’ after witnessing brother’s murder

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Wayne Josephs, acting head of the Westmoreland Division told OBSERVER ONLINE that Reid is still at large.

“We would advise him to hand himself in to the police as we’d like to speak to him, or he can find an attorney or a pastor or anybody at all to bring him in,” SSP Josephs said.

The acting head of the Westmoreland Division said he is seeking the assistance of the public in locating Reid.

“We’re appealing to anybody who has any information to the whereabouts of this individual to assist the police with the information to find him, or encourage him to hand over himself,” SSP Josephs stressed.

– Kimberley Peddie

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