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Police detain person of interest in murder of St Elizabeth teacher

Published:Wednesday | December 8, 2021 | 1:08 AM
Chanel Smith, who was a teacher at the Sandy Bank Infant School, was attacked near the gate to the institution as she made her way to class on Tuesday morning.

The police have now detained a person of interest in the murder of 28-year-old Sandy Bank, St Elizabeth teacher Chanel Smith.

The police say Domane Robinson otherwise called 'Domane Myle' or 'Star Boy Myles' was taken into custody late Tuesday.

It is understood that he was taken to the police by Mandeville mayor Donovan Mitchell.

Smith, who was a teacher at the Sandy Bank Infant School, was attacked near the gate to the institution as she made her way to class on Tuesday morning.

The police report that about 7:40 a.m., Smith, who resided in Sandy Bank, was walking towards the school when she was approached by two men.

One pulled a handgun and opened fire hitting her multiple times.

The men then escaped.

The men had apparently been awaiting the teacher while they pretended to be repairing their broken motorcycle.

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