Police seek help in identifying body of man found on Tarrant Dive, Kingston
Body found placeholder

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Detectives assigned to the Half-Way Tree Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a man who was shot and killed by unknown assailant (s) on Tarrant Drive, Kingston 10 on Saturday, May 21.

According to a press release, the body appears to be in its early-thirties, sports a dreadlock hairstyle and was clad in a black t-shirt and blue jeans.

Reports are that about 9:30 pm, residents heard explosions and summoned the police. Upon the arrival of the police, the injured man was seen lying on the roadway with gunshot wounds. He was assisted to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators are asking anyone who may be able to assist with identifying the body or provide information on the murder to contact the Half-Way Tree CIB at 876-926-8185, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.

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 https://bit.ly/epaper-login


  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 Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper; email addresses will not be published.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: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.
  6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.
  7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy