JUST IN: Mother, four children found dead in Clarendon | Loop Jamaica

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A mother and her four children were on Tuesday morning found dead at their Clarendon home.

Preliminary reports reaching Loop News are that their throats were slashed.

“We can confirm that the mother has been killed, as well as three girls and a boy. We don’t have their ages yet. Police investigators are on the scene, but we will have more information later,” a representative of the Corporate Communications Unit told Loop News.

The incident occurred in the New Road community, which is between Chapelton and May Pen.

There has been a 20 per cent reduction in murders committed in Clarendon this year, according to the statistics provided by the Jamaica Constabulary Force.

There have been 33 murders committed since the start of the year when compared with the corresponding period last year.

Loop News will bring you updates as the story develops.

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