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Friday, March 30, 2007

Man accused of sexually molesting 5-y-o girl beaten to death

9-30-2005 Jamaica:
ROEHAMPTON, St James - A man who allegedly sexually molested a five-year-old girl was chased and beaten to death by an angry mob in the Roehampton community yesterday.

Up to late last night, the man's identity could not be ascertained, but residents said he was not from the community.

According to the police, at about 4:30 pm, residents observed a man driving a blue and white Toyota Corona in the district, with the girl aboard.

The residents told the Observer that they became suspicious after the car drove off the main road into a secluded area.

"When we se the car go in a the bushes we went in search of the driver, but by that time he had locked up the car and gone with the girl," one resident said.

An alarm was raised and other residents joined the search for the man and the girl.

Screams from the little girl, the residents said, led them into a woody area where the man was seen hiding behind a tree. On seeing the angry mob, the man reportedly fled. He was cornered by the residents who used stones to inflict wounds to his head.

The man who appeared to be in his early 40s reportedly died on the spot while the toddler was taken to hospital for medical examination.

The man's car was later torched by the angry mob. Last night, residents celebrated the killing of the man and warned would-be rapists that they would meet a similar fate for committing such an act.

"We don't tolerate rapist here, anybody who rapes will be murdered," the residents warned. ..more.. by MARK CUMMINGS

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