Over 10 suspects arrested in Jones murder case



~ Reliable Sources told 721news that over 10 suspects are been questioning in Jones murder case ~

POINT BLANCHE, Sint Maarten — In a press release the Public Prosecutor’s office said; Several arrests made, possible murder weapon confiscated in prison shooting probe The victim in the fatal shooting that took place at the Pointe Blanche Prison on Wednesday August 31, 2016 at approximately 9:00am has been identified as A.O.W.J. (Omar Jones)(38) .

He was found in his cell with several gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene by the medical examiner as a result of the gunshot wounds he sustained.

After receiving notification that a shooting had taken place at the prison, the St. Maarten Police KPSM Emergency Dispatch sent several police patrols, paramedics, detectives and Forensic Department to the scene the initiate a criminal investigation.

As part of this investigation a search took place by members of KPSM and led by the Prosecutor’s Office.

During this search several illegal goods, including the possible murder weapon were confiscated. Several arrests were made. The body of the victim was confiscated for autopsy. The investigation is in full swing.