Domestic violence accounts for a third of murders in St Ann for 2022

Domestic conflicts accounted for a third of the murders recorded in St. Ann, last year (2022).

Commanding officer for the division, Senior Superintendent Dwight Powell, made the announcement while speaking at a domestic violence intervention popup, in Ocho Rios, on Tuesday.

SSP Powell said of the 65 murders recorded, 24 were as a result of domestic conflicts.

He expressed hope, that the police’s efforts, at raising public awareness, will result in more people resolving matters, without violence.


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