(CMR) Reports were received this morning that Jeffrey Powery (32) has been involved in a serious assault against his mother in North West Point Road, West Bay. Sources indicate that he attacked her and assaulted her with “rocks”. He has now been arrested by the police on suspicion of Attempted Murder in relation to this incident.
The police have now confirmed that shortly before 6:00 pm on Thursday, 13 December, officers in West Bay were contacted by a member of the public who was concerned about the welfare of the victim.
The person reported that they suspected an altercation had taken place the previous night, Wednesday, 12 December, between the woman and her son.
Officers attended the location given, an address on North West Point Road, and entered the residence when they did not receive a response from within. A woman was found unconscious at the location suffering from head injuries. Emergency services were contacted and attended the location and the woman was taken for treatment. She remains in critical but stable condition.
He remains in custody as investigations continue. We understand the victim remains in serious condition at the hospital.
The incident is suspected to have taken place on Wednesday, 12 December, between 11:00 pm and 12:00 am, and police are appealing for anyone who may have seen anything, or may have any information regarding the incident to contact West Bay CID at 949-3999.
Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.
UPDATE: January 4, 2019
Powery who was arrested on 14 December following a serious assault in West Bay, has now been formally charged with Attempted Murder, he is expected to appear in court this afternoon, 4 January.