Escapee killed, seven remain on the run

first_img Sharing is caring! 18 Views   no discussions NewsRegional Escapee killed, seven remain on the run by: – June 17, 2011 Share Tweetcenter_img Share Share Police in Jamaica shoot one of the 11 men who escaped from lock-up on TuesdayKINGSTON, Jamaica – The murder-accused who was among 11 prisoners on the run has been shot dead by police, while two others have been recaptured and another has turned himself in.Police say they encountered Barrington Phinn in Newport, Manchester around 11 am yesterday and there was a shootout that ended with the fugitive dead. A homemade shotgun was taken from the scene. The Bureau of Special Investigations is now investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting and the matter has also been reported to the Independent Commission of Investigations.Phinn was one of an initial 12 prisoners who escaped from the Mandeville police lock-up early Tuesday morning.One man was quickly held, and Jason Smith and Moses Salmon were recaptured yesterday.Another of the escapees, Leroy Howell, turned himself in at the Mandeville police station yesterday morning, accompanied by a pastor.The other seven still at large are Kemar Edwards, Elvis Samuels, Daniel Grant, Ricardo ‘Trash’ Campbell, Christopher Atkins, Dane Wilson and Renaldo Palmer.Caribbean 360 Newslast_img

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