Couple found dead at St James home

December 07, 2022
Forensic investigator working at a crime scene

The body of a woman was found insider her home in St James earlier today, while the body of her boyfriend was found hanging in the back of her yard.

The woman has been identified as 42-year-old Alicia Smithson, while her boyfriend is known only as Robert.  

The police in St James are probing the case as a suspected murder-suicide.

The incident happened in Headley Town, Senior district, Cambridge in the parish.

It is reported that Smithson was found on her bed in blood with a sheet around her neck.

One of her legs was also tied to her bed.

Her boyfriend was found hanging from a rope tied to a piece of steel located at the back of the yard.

His body was discovered by the deceased woman's uncle.

It was reported that her boyfriend was employed at a popular tool supply company in Montego Bay.

- Hopeton Bucknor

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