There was a murder-suicide this morning on Woodpecker Ave off Waltham Park road this morning as a man reportedly killed his female partner and then turned the gun on himself in the middle of the morning rush hour traffic on Waltham Park road in Kingston. Both are reportedly correctional officers.
“We can confirm that there was a murder-suicide on Woodpecker Avenue this morning , the police are now processing the scene, there are no details as of yet,” a representative of the Corporate Communication Unit told ONE876EDITOR Claude Mills this morning.
There has been a marked spike in the number of suicides this year as according to statistics from the CCU, there have been 24 cases of reported Incidents of suicide for the period January 01, 2019 – April 10, 2019. This represents a 40 per cent increase over the corresponding period in 2018 where there were 14 such reported incidents.