Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Clarendon man charged with brother’s murder

A man who is believed to have shot and killed his brother at their home in May Pen, Clarendon just over a week ago, has been charged by police investigators.

The accused, 24-year-old Romario Jones, alias ‘Davi’, of Canaan Heights in May Pen, is charged with the murder of 25-year-old Nicholas Jones of the same address.

The police also charged the accused with illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition.

According to reports, on Saturday, April 18 at about 12.15 pm, both brothers were at home when explosions were heard.

The police were summoned and Nicholas was seen with a gunshot wound to his upper body.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No further details were provided by the police about the circumstances that led to the alleged killing.

Romario was arrested and subsequently charged, the police reported.

He is to appear in the Clarendon Parish Court at a date to be finalised by the police.

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