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Jamaica: Portland businessman allegedly paid cop to have wife killed

The Crown is alleging that Portland businessman Everton ‘Beachy Stout’ McDonald, paid a police officer to orchestrate the killing of his first wife, Marlene, in 2009.

In the sensational allegations read in court, the Crown outlined how McDonald confessed to his nephew to paying the cop — a Detective Corporal Duncan — to carry out the illegal act.

The Crown also outlined from the nephew’s statement to the police how — before the killing — his uncle spoke about wanting to take his own life because he couldn’t live with being separated from his wife.

Marlene McDonald, 50, was shot in her driveway after parking her car at her Boundbrook, Port Antonio, Portland home in May 2009.

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