Police chief allegedly shot by Jasmine Hartin was ‘drunk’ day he died

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The Belize police chief allegedly shot and killed by socialite Jasmine Hartin was “very drunk” on the day he died — prompting another officer to pull him over for erratically driving a golf cart, according to a report Sunday.

San Pedro Superintendent Henry Jemmott, 42,  was pulled over for swerving on an island road just hours before his body was found in the water with a gunshot wound to his head on May 28, the Daily Mail reported.

“He was inebriated, very drunk,” a source told the outlet.

“He was so drunk he was swerving all over the place. He was driving the golf cart erratically. You could smell the liquor. He was spoken to but allowed to continue,” the source continued.

The father of five had been on a five-day leave from his job at the time for “personal” reasons, the newspaper reported.

Hartin, a longtime friend of Jemmott’s, allegedly told authorities that they had met up on that evening for a night of drinking.

She told them that Jemmott suggested while they were boozing that she practice loading his gun — something that she had done with him just days earlier together following an encounter in which a man had suddenly become aggressive towards her.

But this time around, she allegedly had trouble ejecting the magazine clip and accidentally fired the weapon at him.

“I struggled with it, trying to get the magazine out, when the gun suddenly went off,” she allegedly admitted.

Hartin, the daughter-in-law of British billionaire Lord Michael Ashcroft, was initially held by police for questioning before she was charged with manslaughter by negligence in the officer’s death.

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