WATCH: Family, friends shocked at brutal death of teen mom

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jovial. Easy-going. Friendly. Helpful. That is how family and friends of 18-year-old Devanese Nelson are remembering the slain mother of one, and it’s why they are shocked at her brutal death.

Nelson, also called Pinky, was at her home in Denham Town, Kingston on Sunday night when she was shot and killed.

READ: Mother of two-month-old murdered in Denham Town

Still shaken up over the gruesome killing, family and friends of Nelson said the young woman was no trouble maker and insists she did not deserve to meet her end the way she did.

"It was early this morning (Monday) that I got the news and the first thing I scream out "Lord have mercy" because me really cant believe say Pinky gone like that. It's really sad, it shake up everybody. It sad bad," said her aunt, Cheryl.

"Pinky quiet, nuh inna no mischief, nothing at all... she always smiling. if you say something to her, she just smile and walk gone inna di yaad gone doi weh yuh tell her fi do. She nuh deserve this at all," she continued.

Since Nelson's death, police have listed her boyfriend and father of her child, Eric Murdock, otherwise called ‘Brando’, and his uncle, Tevin Cross as persons of interest.

Police said Murdock and his uncle, both from Kings Heights, Water Street, Kingston 14, are being asked to turn themselves in to the Denham Town police immediately.

The police said residents reported hearing explosions and summoned members of the security forces. Upon arrival of the police, a joint search of the area was conducted with the military during which they were alerted to the apartment in Kings Heights.

The joint team upon entering the premises saw the door to the apartment ajar and made entry inside.

Upon entering, the team saw Nelson’s body laying on its side in a pool of blood. The body had what appeared to be gunshot wounds to the left side of the face.

READ: Dead teen mom’s boyfriend and his uncle being sought by police

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