Three killed in MoBay cult
Law enforcement authorities have confirmed that three people have been killed at the Pathways International Kingdom Restoration of Montego Bay church in St James. The Norwood Avenue building is said to be the home of a cult where a ritual was being performed.
One man was shot dead by the police when they responded to calls for help.
It is reported that two other people had knife wounds.
Photos show men, partially nude, covered in bloodied sheets.
A woman, dressed in white who was laying in blood, appeared dead.
In the meantime, the police have detained almost 40 people who were meeting at the Norwood Avenue building in Paradise. A policewoman who was among congregants is among those detained.
The congregants, all dressed in white, were taken away in a Jamaica Defence Force truck.
Head of the St James Police Division SSP Vernon Ellis said the police recovered a pistol and several rounds of ammunition from the scene.
The Independent Commission of Investigations is probing the matter.
One woman who was spotted leaving the building had one hand raised to the heavens and the other clutching a toddler.
Neighbours recounted that around 7 p.m, they heard heavy gunfire and then the screams of members.
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