St Ann | Man charged for murder

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said 44-year-old plumber Afri Sharpe from Pimento Walk in Ocho Rios, St.Ann, was charged yesterday (March 26) with the murder of a man in the parish.

The deceased is 35-year-old higgler Damion Henry, otherwise called ‘Gaza’, from Spring Piece in Pimento Walk, Ocho Rios.

The JCF said: “Reports are that, about 9:30PM on Sunday, March 15, 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 the hospital where he died whilst being treated.”

A court date is being finalised for Sharpe, the JCF added.

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