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 read more

Winners Connection to face-off with Police in Hamilton Green football final

first_img… Teams to battle for $500 000 first prizeUPPER Demerara Football Association (UDFA) side Winners Connection will face-off with Guyana Police Force (GPF) football team in the final of the Hamilton Green Knock-Out Cup tournament tomorrow evening at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground, Linden, from 20:00hrs.Both teams secured their places in the final, which carries a first prize worth $500 000, and a trophy after comfortably defeating their respective opponents in the semi-finals last Sunday evening at the MSC ground.Winners Connection defeated their Upper Demerara counterparts, Milerock 3-1, while Police brushed aside East Bank Demerara’s Soesdyke Falcons 5-1.In the first game, Soesdyke Falcons opened the scoring through a Colin McLean 28th minute strike, but two minutes later, Police levelled the score as Shamar Fraser secured the equaliser and the score line remained unchanged at the end ol the first session.Police then stamped their authority in the second session, finding the back of the opposition’s net four times through goals off the boots of Quincy Holder (47th min.), Rawle Haynes (66th), Stephen Ramsay (86th) and Philbert Moffat (89th).In the other semi-final, Keon Sears netted a brace in the 21st and 35th minutes for Winners Connection, while his team mate Derrol Dainty scored in the 64th minute to give the team a 3-0 lead, but Kester Randolph pulled one back for Milerock in the 71st minute.Milerock and Soesdyke Falcons will engage each other in the opening game tomorrow evening in the third-place playoff.last_img read more