Five men are in police custody for questioning as the Major Investigations Division (MID) and the Hanover police intensify their probe into the death of 11-year-old Trisha Morris of Woodland district in Hanover.
The police reported that following the discovery of Trisha’s body on Tuesday, April 30, a man was picked up by the Hanover police.
An operation in Haddington district in the parish on Wednesday, May 1, led to the arrest of three other men, and the fifth person turned himself in.
Meanwhile, Commanding Officer for the Hanover Division, Superintendent Sharon Beeput, said the Community Safety and Security Branch (CSSB) of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has been giving the necessary support to residents of the Woodland community.
The CSSB personnel are being aided by the Chaplaincy Branch, the Victim Support Unit and the local church community.
A resident of the community found Trisha’s decomposing body in bushes in the community at about 11:55 a.m. on April 30. She had been reported missing on Sunday, April 28.