KINGSTON, Jamaica, July 30, CMC – Police Monday confirmed that three members of a family, who have been hiding here, have been deported to the United States.
Donald Henderson, 45, his wife Maria, 43 and daughter, Aja Henderson, 21 were handed over to US officials on Sunday.
Local investigators sought the assistance of the International police, INTERPOL, to determine whether they had fled law enforcement in the United States.
The family arrived here on a Carnival cruise ship last Thursday as part of a six-day trip, a few hours later they were reported missing. Following a search by the police, the Americans, who are from Virginia, were found hiding in a villa in the community of Discovery Bay, a day later.
Head of the St. Ann Police, Senior Superintendent Carlton Wilson said that there was no indication the family was on the run from the law.