Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Teenager charged for murder of St Elizabeth farmer

A 16-year-old boy of Retrieve, Cambridge in St. James has been charged for the December 29, 2017 murder of Lascelles Warlock, a 53-year-old farmer of Pisgah district in St. Elizabeth.

The teen was charged on Thursday, March 1 after he was positively identified during an identification parade. His court date will be announced.

He was arrested on Monday, January 29 following a confrontation between gunmen and Police in Kilmarnock, St. Elizabeth.

One man was fatally shot during the confrontation and an Uzi sub machine gun with two magazines containing thirty-five 9mm rounds of ammunition was seized.

Reports from the Cambridge Police are that about 3:30 p.m., Warlock was driving a Toyota minibus along Cambridge main road when he was signaled to stop by a man who allegedly robbed him and his passengers. The man then opened gunfire at them, hitting Warlock multiple times. The passengers escaped without injury.

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