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murrain

(mûr′ĭn)
n.
1. Any of various highly infectious diseases of cattle, as anthrax.
2. Obsolete A pestilence or dire disease.
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Mr Murrain ran a successful plant machinery export business.
Murdered businessman Keith Murrain and inset, devoted mum Josephine
Now the Defence Force has moved in, convinced that Mr Murrain's killers are hiding in the network of brightly coloured shacks.
Mr Murrain's murder has been shrouded in mystery and his family, spearheaded by Montserrat-born mum Jospehine, have voiced concerns about the investigation's slow progress.
And the Sunday Mercury can exclusively reveal that an arrest has been made - ONE YEAR on from the brutal murder of Keith Murrain.
Police on the paradise island believe that the grainy security film, from Jamaica's Norman Manley Airport, may show Mr Murrain's killers.
" In their darkest hour, the grieving family had to[euro]nd the PS2,750 needed to $y " In their darkest hour, the grieving family had to[euro]nd the PS2,750 needed to $y Mr Murrain's body home.
AMEMORIAL dance is to be staged for murdered Keith Murrain, butchered during a business trip to Jamaica.
And the mother of Keith Murrain, abducted shortly after arriving at Kingston's Norman Manley Airport on June 27, is angry a written plea to David Cameron, urging the PM to apply pressure, remains unanswered.
EHIND the tears a sense of resentment is burning inside the family of Keith Murrain.
At the time of the crime, officers stated Mr Murrain was pounced on after stepping out of the vehicle to answer the call of nature.