Who is Jasmine Hartin?
American Jasmine Hartin is married to Andrew Ashcroft, who is the son of billionaire businessman and leading Tory donor and former deputy chairman of the party Lord Ashcroft.
Jasmine Hartin Age
Her age is not confirmed.
Jasmine Hartin Husband and Family Background
Andrew, 43, is the youngest of Lord Ashcroft’s three children from his first marriage and is a citizen of Belize, where he lives and works with Jasmine in San Pedro, the main town on the island of Amergris Caye.
Jasmine Hartin Arrested
Commissioner confirms Jasmine Hartin detained pending investigation in Henry Jemmott shooting, refusing to co-operate/requests attorney.
Williams confirmed that Jemmott and Hartin were reportedly socializing on the dock near the beach when he was shot dead.
Williams says that contrary to myriad comments on social media, police do not believe law enforcement personnel are under attack and rather, the situation seems to have been an isolated personal situation.
“We will see where the investigation leads us,” Williams said.
In addition, Williams said that Hartin is not cooperating with police and requested an attorney present before any statement is given.
Williams also confirmed that Hartin was found with blood on her clothes and hands. Jemmott’s service firearm was also recovered from the scene along with his body from the water nearby the dock.
Where was the incident happens?
It lies off the coast of Belize and is a popular holiday destination.
Jasmine Hartin Victim Superintendent Henry Jemmott
Local media have named the dead officer as Superintendent Henry Jemmott who was shot dead in the early hours of Friday morning. According to reports, his body was discovered in a dock area of San Pedro.
Police are investigating the death of Superintendent of Police, Henry Jemmott that occurred this morning in San Pedro.
Reports indicate that Jemmott was found with a single gunshot wound to the head around 2 this morning on a dock by the beach.
Authorities have reportedly detained a woman who was believed to be in Jemmott’s company.
Unconfirmed reports indicate that the well-known foreigner was found with ‘bloody’ clothes and reports say she and the Superintendent were reportedly socializing when he was shot dead.
Police are yet to issue an official statement on this latest murder.
One local media outlet reported that the woman who has been detained, described as a ‘well-known foreigner’ was with him at the time of the shooting and is currently being questioned by officers.
She was arrested with blood on her clothes with reports claiming that Superintendent Jemmott was out socialising when he was killed.
Superintendent Jemmott Found Dead
He was found dead at around 2am with a single gunshot wound to the head.
Superintendent Jemmott was commander of precinct two in Belize City, the largest city in the Central American country.
Lord Ashcroft has extensive business interests in Belize with his son Andrew recently responsible for overseeing the development of a luxury resort on Amergris Caye called Alaia Belize.
Made up of lavish beach front condos, it states on its website that Andrew is a citizen of Belize and has ties going back to the country for ‘generations,’ while Jasmine Hartin is described as his wife who is the project’s Director of Lifestyle and Experience.