Friday 23 August, 2019

Alleged US missionary killers for trial in March

The date was set Thursday after the case was committed to the St Mary Circuit Court from the St Mary Parish Court.

Accused Dwight Henry, 25, of Wentworth, and 25-year-old Andre Thomas of Port Maria, both in St Mary, are charged with the slaying of Randy Hentzel, 48, and 53-year-old Harold Nichols.

Both Henry and Thomas were remanded until March 14.

Hentzel and Nichols of US outreach group TEAMS for Medical Missions, were found dead in Albion Mountain district in St Mary on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, respectively.

The two were reportedly last seen alive when they left Tower Isle on motorcycles, about 8:00 am, Saturday, April 30.

Residents later stumbled upon their bodies. Hentzel, his hands bound, was found face down. Nichols’ body was found with his head bashed in.

Autopsies later showed that Hentzel died of a gunshot wound while Nichols had gunshot and chop wounds.

FEATURED IMAGE: Randy Hentzel (left) and Harold Nichols.

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