Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Plumber charged with killing St Ann higgler

The police are reporting that a plumber has been charged with fatally stabbing a man during a dispute in Pimento Walk in Ocho Rios, St Ann earlier this month.

The accused, 44-year-old Afri Sharpe of Pimento Walk in Ocho Rios, has been charged with the murder of 35-year-old Damion Henry, alias ‘Gaza’, a higgler of Spring Piece in Pimento Walk.

A court date is being finalised for Sharpe, the police have advised.

It was reported that on Sunday, March 15, at about 9.30 pm, Sharpe and Henry had a dispute on a playing field in his community, during which Henry was stabbed several times by Sharpe.

Henry was later taken to a hospital, where he died while being treated.

Following a probe, Sharpe was arrested and charged with the murder on Thursday.

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