Jamaican cosmetologist shot dead

(Jamaica Gleaner) A businesswoman was shot dead as she left her home near Weymouth Drive in Washington Gardens, south St Andrew this morning.

She has been identified as 29-year-old Melissa Clarke, more popular known as Denise.

Clarke operated Lavish Eyelash, a cosmetology store, located in Central Plaza, in Half Way Tree.

Relatives say Clarke leaves behind a four-year-old daughter.

Melissa Clarke (Jamaica Observer photo)
Melissa Clarke (Jamaica Observer photo)

According to one relative, Clarke had just closed the gate to her home and got into her grey BMW motorcar when a white car approached.

It’s reported that the occupants of the vehicle opened fire, hitting her three times.

Clarke was rushed to hospital where she died.

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