Triple murder rocks Annotto Bay, St Mary

The quiet community of Long Road, close to Annotto Bay in St Mary, was the scene of a horrific triple murder on Monday morning.

Those killed are: 33-year-old Lincoln Crossdale, otherwise called Blacks, Ricardo Griffiths, 25, alias Ricky and 24-year-old Sherwayne Campbell, all of Annotto Bay, St Mary.

Initial reports are that at about 9:30 am, Crossdale, Griffiths, Campbell and a fourth man went to a farm in the Long Road area.

When they arrived at the farm, masked gunmen reportedly opened fire at all four.

Griffiths, Crossdale and Campbell were hit, while the fourth man managed to escape unharmed.

The police were alerted and the bodies of Griffiths and Crossdale were found with multiple gunshot wounds.

The gunshot-riddled body of Campbell, was found hours later in bushes.

All three men were pronounced dead at hospital.

No motive has yet been determined for the killing.

Earlier this year, the Annotto Bay community was rocked by a double murder, while almost a year ago, a triple murder occurred in the area.