May 28, 2020 – Investigators from The Independent Commission of Investigations’ (INDECOM) Eastern Regional Office yesterday (May 27) responded to and began investigations into a fatal shooting in the August Town community. The deceased woman has been identified as 44 year old, Susan Bogle.
It is reported that the shooting incident occurred following a joint military and police operation in the community, where a shootout ensued between gunmen and the security forces. Ms. Bogle was subsequently found in her home with gunshot wounds.
The Commission’s investigation will seek to determine the source and actions taken which resulted in her untimely death. It is expected that the ballistics and post mortem reports will provide further clarity in this regard.
All concerned officers have been served notices to provide statements to the Commission. All weapons from the team were processed, boxed and sealed and will be transported to the Government Laboratory for testing.
The investigative team, to include Investigators and Crime Scene Examiners, are currently in the community conducting further enquiries. This includes scene reconstruction and witness canvassing.
Persons with information about this incident are being asked to call INDECOM at (876) 968-8875, (876) 968-1932 or the incident tip line at 888-991-5555. Persons can also message us on whatsapp at 876-553-5555.