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Jamaican Chef Stabbed to Death on Grand Turk



Two men have been arrested for the stabbing death of 33-year-old Jamaican chef on Grand Turk in the wee hours of Sunday morning.


The police reported that at about 3:39 a.m., the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force Control Room received report that a male had been stabbed in the Palm Grove district on that island.


A team of officers from the Grand Turk Police Station responded, and upon arrival, saw an unresponsivce male lying on the ground and bleeding from what appeared to be a stab wound to the chest.


The victim was later pronounced dead by a medical practitioner. Police have so far detained two persons of interest in relation to this matter.


Acting Assistant Superintendent of Police Michael Francois commenting on the murder said, “The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time , pending the next of kin being informed. However, I extend sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased as you grieve this untimely death.


“I am appealing to members of the public to notify the closest police station or to contact Crime Stoppers and give any information on this murder. Your information will be treated with the strictest of confidence”.


The public should note, that Crime Stoppers calls are answered in Miami and in Houston by Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers which is a non-profit and not a police agency.

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