Deputy Commissioner of Police Fitz Bailey Provides Update on Missing Teacher Natalie Dawkins
HUMAN REMAINS FOUND IN CLARENDON FOLLOWING INTENSE INVESTIGATIONS
According to the Jamaica Constabulary Force, on Tuesday, March 30, Dawkins was last seen at home about 11:30 a.m. An investigation was launched and it was observed that her car and other items were missing. Further investigation revealed that her hand bag was thrown on Highway 2000, in St. Catherine.
On April 03, lawmen conducted a joint Police/ Military operation in Bellfield district, Brown’s Hall, St. Catherine where a suspect, – 22-year-old Jeff Bedward of Beller’s Gate in St. Catherine and Sandy Bay in Clarendon was fatally shot during a confrontation. One .38 Revolver firearm with three .38 cartridges as well as Dawkin’s car was removed from the scene. Sleuths secured investigative evidence which steered them to the detention of three men in connection with the incident.
An Investigative leads led lawmen to a shallow grave in Sandy Bay, Clarendon on Thursday, April 08, where skeletal remains believed to be that of 44-year-old Natalie Dawkins, a teacher of Denbigh Kraal, Clarendon, were found.
On Thursday, April 08, detectives located a shallow grave in Sandy Bay where human remains, believed to be that of the teacher were found. The scene was processed and the fragments were removed to the morgue.
No conclusive motive has been established for the killing.