3 bodies found at construction site in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica—Jamaican police say they have discovered three bodies buried in shallow graves at a construction site outside the capital and expect to find more.

Assistant Police Commissioner Les Green says the bodies were found in an area on the outskirts of Kingston where authorities believe rival gang members waged deadly battles.

The first body was uncovered Thursday as developers cleared the site to build a private hospital. The remains were identified as those of 32-year-old Esmond Morris, who had not been seen since Monday. He had a gunshot wound in the back of the head.

Green said Saturday that police did not know whether Morris had any links to gangs or could have been a gang victim.

The two other bodies were found Friday.

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