Police said the 27-year-old identified as Odaine Keyes of a Arcadia, St Thomas address was slapped with the charges on Monday, January 2. Keyes was reportedly the boyfriend of Barrett, who was found with her throat slashed in his house on December 26, 2016.
Keyes turned himself in to the Police, accompanied by a relative on Sunday, January 01. He was questioned in the presence of his attorney and later charged with murder.
He will appear in the St Thomas Parish Court later this month.