Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Leon “Turtle” Lee, 35 years old fisherman of Murrays Village.

According to reports, the deceased and Jomo Poyer, a 40 years old body workman was residing in the same dwelling house. On Monday, December 27, 2021 about 7:15 a.m. an altercation allegedly arose between the deceased and Poyer. The altercation resulted in the deceased receiving multiple chop and stab wounds to his body.

Poyer is presently in custody assisting with the investigation.

A postmortem examination is expected to be carried out on the body to ascertain the exact cause of death.

Persons with information that can assist with this investigation are encouraged to contact the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations at telephone number 1-784-456-1339; the Officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at 1-784-4561810; or any police station or police officer you are comfortable with. All information received would be treated confidentially.

Investigations in the matter are ongoing.