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Fourth decapitation in a week stuns Jamaica

| 24/07/2011 | 44 Comments

(Jamaica Observer): The nation woke to news yesterday of yet another horrific beheading, this time of a man in August Town, St Andrew, which heightened fears that the heinous practice is becoming more popular across the country. The latest victim has been identified as 37-year-old Gary Emanuel Smith, whose headless body was yesterday found on a dirt track in a bushy area of Bedward Gardens, and the often volatile community in August Town, St Andrew. Smith's beheading is the fourth in asingle week, following that of an 18-year-old male in St Catherine last Monday, and those of a mother and daughter in the same parish Wednesday last.

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