Jasmine Aschroft Detained

Jasmine Ashcroft is detained for questioning in connection with death of Supt Henry Jemmott.

Of the death: "It seems rather personal and not an attack on police"

"Jemmott had personal issues and he needed time off to address those issues. They were alone on the pier"

The Compol also indicated that Jemmott was killed with his own service weapon.

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*Person of interest in the death of Superintendent Henry Jemmott identified as Jasmine Hartin Ashcroft*

In a live press conference Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams disclosed the identity of the person currently being held for questioning in reference to the death of Superintendent Henry Jemmott to be island businesswoman, Jasmine Hartin Ashcroft. According to reports, Jemmott was found with a single gunshot wound to the head on the beach south of San Pedro Town. ComPol Williams also confirmed that Jemmott was in San Pedro from earlier this week after requesting personal leave. Police are investigating all angles in this case. ComPol Williams also stated that Hartin Ashcroft was not initially cooperating and requested the presence of her lawyers before she would speak to the police.

In honor of his service, the San Pedro Police Department has flown the Belize Police Department flag at half-mast. This is a developing story and The San Pedro will have more information as it becomes available.

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