Man Shot, Chopped and Set Ablaze in Cassava Piece, St Andrew
The Constant Spring police are currently investigating the brutal murder of a man in the community of Cassava Piece in St Andrew.
The violence in the community has intensified since an incident between entertainer Mavado and a resident, who fire at the deejay after an altercation between the two on Saturday.
It is not known at this time if the death of 23-year-old Lorenza Thomas, commonly known as ‘Israel’ or ‘Trulups’, is related to Mavado’s incident.
According to reports, Thomas was at his home in Cassava Piece when armed men kicked in his door and shot then hacked him to death.
His body was then set ablaze by the perpetrators.
The body was removed by the authorities and taken to the morgue to be processed for leads.
The police are currently monitoring the community to prevent any retaliation attempts.