Body found in bushes
A man has been taken into custody following the discovery of a body in a shallow grave in bushes in St James on Wednesday.
The body is believed to be that of missing businessman 43-year-old Allie Jackson, inventory manager of Peters Avenue, in Montego Bay.
Police reported that Jackson was last seen alive at his home in Peters Avenue, about 5:30 a.m., on Wednesday, January 29.
A missing persons' report was made at the Freeport Police Station.
But yesterday morning, the police, acting on information, travelled to the Retirement community where they carried out a number of snap raids, resulting in two men being taken into custody, including the suspect in Jackson's disappearance.
The police then went to a section of the community which borders Gutters district and carried out another search, where the body was found.