A Clarendon taxi operator who was reportedly labelled an ‘informer’, was shot and killed in Vere in the parish on Saturday.
Dead is 44-year-old Ralston Cockett, also known as ‘Mark’ of Springfield Housing Scheme in Vere.
Cockett, who is the brother of a police officer was targeted and was called a “police informer”, a source in the Jamaica Constabulary Force said.
Residents of the area reportedly heard loud explosions about 11:40 p.m. and called the police.
When the officers arrived, they found Cockett in a pool of blood with several gunshot wounds to his upper body.
He was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Up to June 20, a total of 33 people have been murdered in Clarendon.
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