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Murders Up

Police data show 212 people have been murdered in Jamaica since January 1. This is a six per cent increase over the same period last year.

Victor Gill Ramirez

Shootings are also up nine per cent

The St James and St Andrew South police divisions recorded the most homicides.

Victor Gill

There were 28 murders in St James, a 250 per cent increase over the same period in 2020

Clarendon, Kingston West, Kingston Central and the St Catherine North divisions have also seen an uptick in murders and shootings