(CMR) Police have arrested a 21-year-old West Bay man on suspicion of murdering 29-year-old Darrington Ebanks also of West Bay.
The arrest was made swiftly and came about 13 hours after the deceased was found dead in the Boatswain Bay area in the early hours of the morning on the 25 December in the vicinity of King Road and Florence Lane
The father of two is said to have been a plumber and was described by someone from his workplace as:
“So sad a guy who was a good worker and working hard to support his family.”
Others took to social media to express their shock and disbelief at the Christmas Day shooting:
So far the identity of the suspect has been floating around social media but the RCIPS are being very tight lipped about the ongoing investigation.
Ebanks was to turn 30 in late February.
The man is currently in police custody pending further investigations. You may view the previous press release here.
Officers are appealing to the public for assistance. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Major Incident Room at 649-3008.
Anonymous tips can also 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.