Sun | Nov 29, 2020

Contract killer wanted for eight murders among two men killed in police shooting

Published:Tuesday | October 27, 2020 | 6:42 PM
Ashado McFarlane and another man identified as Jahmeele Omar Smith otherwise called ‘Blackman’ were killed during an intelligence-led operation by a team from the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Branch.

A man wanted in connection with eight contract killings is among two shooters killed in a confrontation with the police in Duncans Pen, St Catherine on Monday night.

The police say Ashado McFarlane otherwise called 'Boysie' was wanted in connection with murders committed in Linstead, Bog Walk and Riversdale, St Catherine. 

He was also wanted in connection with a murder in Ocho Rios, St Ann and was a person of interest in two other homicides, four cases of wounding with intent, one case of shooting with intent and several robberies.

McFarlane and another man identified as Jahmeele Omar Smith otherwise called ‘Blackman’ were killed during an intelligence-led operation by a team from the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Branch.

The detectives were in Duncans Pen in connection with the investigation into the kidnapping and suspected murder of 29-year old restaurant supervisor, Kenroy McPherson.

According to the Corporate Communications Unit, the police moved to intercept a white Toyota Fielder motorcar in which the men were travelling when the occupants opened fire.

The police said they returned the fire killing McFarlane and Smith.

However, a third man escaped. 

The police say a Remington 12-gauge shotgun was seized.

McFarlane's 'wanted' log:

1. Murder of Millicent Fisher Gunn, committed near NCB, King Street, Linstead, St Catherine on August 14, 2020

2. Murder of David Drummond committed at Palm District, Treadway, Linstead, St Catherine on  July, 16, 2020

3. Murder of Clifton Green, committed at Water Course District, Riversdale, St. Catherine on September 19, 2020

4. Disappearance of Kenroy McPherson who is now believed to be dead

5. Murder of Steve Brown, committed along the roadway at Orangefield District, Linstead, St. Catherine on September 21, 2020

6. Murder of Renaldo Williams, committed at Orangefield District, Linstead, St. Catherine on September 21, 2020

7. Murder of Yashawn Isaacs, committed at Swamp Lane, Bog Walk, St Catherine on August 2, 2020

8. Murder of Roshane Chambers committed at Venecia Lane, Bog Walk, St Catherine on September 12, 2020.

9. Murder of Dalvin Alexander otherwise called 'Stalky' at 105 Apple Avenue, Mansfield Heights, Ocho Rios, Saint Ann on June 17, 2020

McFarlane's Person of Interest log

1. Murder of Rashawn Mahado on January 8, 2020 at at Mansfield Heights, Ocho Rios, Saint Ann

2. Murder of Jamal Barker on March 1, 2020 at Fern Grove, Ocho Rios, Saint Ann.

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