(CMR) A Jamaican man who was the main suspect in the murder of his girlfriend, who was found with her throat slashed in her Clarendon home on Sunday, hanged himself at a police station lockup Monday morning.
Police said the man hang himself with clothing he was wearing during the time of his arrest.
The unidentified man was the main suspect in the murder of Tashieka McKay (21), who was believed to be about eight months pregnant at the time of her killing. McKay's body was reportedly found by her daughter at her home in Rhoden Hall, near Kellits, Clarendon.
The child reportedly went next door and told her maternal grandmother that her mother was motionless and not responding to her. Checks were made, McKay was found on her bed with her throat slashed. The police arrested the woman's boyfriend and had to fire shots in the air to ward off angry residents who wanted to attack the man.