The police arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting death of the Canadian tourist in Negril.

According to Cops, they have detained a suspect they strongly believe to be the shooter in the incident.

The suspect is accused of murdering 34-year-old Denis Balakai a Canadian resident along the West End main road in Negril in front of his father and girlfriend.

The update was relieved by Head of the Westmoreland Police Division, Deputy Superintendent David White, at a tourism stakeholder meeting in Negril on Friday.