Loss of life of Markham lady in Jamaica being investigated as murder: police

Police in Jamaica say they’re investigating the homicide of a 43-year-old Markham lady.

Const. Delon Farr of Runaway Bay Police confirmed to CP24 Sunday lady was discovered lifeless in her house on Jan. 21. Relations have recognized the sufferer as Latoya Alcindor.

Cousins of the sufferer instructed CP24 that Alcindor travelled to Jamaica on Dec. 27 and met a person who they are saying their cousin befriended the final time she visited the nation. She rented an house in Runaway Bay, almost 100 kilometres from the Jamaican capital of Kingston.

The cousins consider Alcindor was killed days earlier than her physique was discovered. She was final seen with the person on Jan. 18.

The household stated they do not have family members in Jamaica. Alcindor, a mom of two, grew up in Toronto.

Police wouldn’t present additional particulars on the case, together with suspect data.

A spokesperson for International Affairs Canada stated in an announcement to CP24 that consular companies are being offered to the household.

“We provide our deepest condolences to the household and buddies of the Canadian deceased in Jamaica,” the spokesperson stated.

“Consular officers are involved with native authorities to collect extra data. Because of the provisions underneath the Privateness Act, no additional data could be disclosed.”