Curfews imposed in Tivoli Gardens and sections of Denham Town

Curfews have been imposed in Tivoli Gardens and sections of Denham Town in the Kingston Western police division.


According to the police, the curfews are in accordance with the Law Reform Zones of Special Operations Special Security and Community Development Measures Act.


The restrictions come amidst a number of murders in the division.


The curfew in Tivoli Gardens began at  6 pm on Saturday and will remain in effect until 6 pm on Monday.


Meantime the curfew in sections of Denham Town  is in effect for 72 hours.


It began at 6 pm yesterday and will end at 6pm on Tuesday February 14.


During the curfew, all persons  are required to remain within their premises unless authorized in writing by the ground commander.


The restrictions come as the Kingston West Police probe at least three murders since Friday.


In the latest incident, a man’s body was found in the trunk of a car on Port Royal Street in  Kingston, last night.


The Denham Town Police who are investigating, say the body had multiple stab wounds.


The deceased is of dark complexion, slim build, about 178 centimetres or 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a neatly groomed dreadlock hairstyle.


It was clad in a grey hooded sweater with ‘Baltimore Ravens’ written on the front, a pair of white jeans and a pair of black Nike sneakers.


Reports are that about 11:30 p.m., a police team on patrol was alerted to a Toyota Probox motor car.


Upon their arrival, the body was seen inside the trunk of the vehicle with multiple stab wounds.


And the discovery of the body last night followed two murders in the Kingston West police division on Friday.


In the first incident, about 9:10 p.m., 17-year-old Jahmoore McKenzie of Race Course Lane, Kingston 14 was shot dead by unknown assailants in his community.


Later that night, about 10:25 p.m., 65-year-old Barbara Walters of Slipe Pen Road, Kingston was  shot dead in her community by unknown assailants.


The Denham Town police are appealing to the public to share information on the incidents by calling the Criminal Investigations Branch at 876-948-6443, Crime Stop at 311, or the nearest police station.


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