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Crop Over fan stabbed to death


Added 21 May 2019


Members of Cleophas Maynard’s family were in a sombre mood as they tried to understand what could have led to his killing. (Picture by Reco Moore.)

For the relatives and close friends of Cleophas Maynard, the Crop Over season will never be the same.

The passionate festival lover who had a tradition of jumping on Kadooment Day and attending a slew of events is now but a fond memory of those who find themselves planning for his funeral.

Sixty-year-old Maynard, of Orange Hill, St James, became the island’s 24th murder victim for the year when he was fatally stabbed, allegedly by a relative, in the early hours of Tuesday at his home.

Police said they responded about 1:08 a.m. to a report of a dispute between two men and arrived to find Maynard’s body.  (SDB Media)

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