21yro charged with murder Of Jamaican politician

(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — A 21-year-old man has been charged with the murder of People’s National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for East Portland Dr Lynvale Bloomfield.

The police’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), a short while ago identified the accused as Anthony Sutherland of a Buff Bay address in the parish.

CCU said that Sutherland was charged following a question and answer session with investigators.

Bloomfield, whose death sent shockwaves across the country, was stabbed to death at his Passley Gardens home in Portland on February 2.

He was laid to rest on February 23, following a thanksgiving service at the Church of the Open Bible in Port Antonio.