Monday 6 July, 2020

Suspect still in custody for killing of Jivon Alexander

A 20-year-old man remains in custody for the killing of 20-year-old Jivon Alexander.

Alexander was killed on Friday evening in La Brea.

Police have taken statements from the suspect and are expected to approach the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions by tomorrow.

According to information received, the suspect was detained at his home shortly after Alexander’s death.

It is believed that the suspect was playing with the firearm when it went off accidentally.

Alexander was hit in the chest and was killed instantly.

More on this as it becomes available.

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