ANOTHER MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER – LYNCHES, ST PHILIP & MAN CHARGED WITH ASSISTING AN OFFENDER

Police have arrested and charged Scott Coby Richardson Harewood 28 years of Bequest, St. Philip with the offence of Murder in relation to the shooting death of Dereck Hunte, of Lynches, St. Philip, which occurred on Tuesday June 3rd, 2014.

Scott Harewood who was the subject of a wanted man notice in June 2014, also received additional unrelated charges of Theft (committed in July 2014) and Burglary (committed in June 2014).

{IMAGE VIA - myupperwest.com} His brother Stuart Kenny McMillan Harewood 30 years, also of Bequest, was also charged with Murder in relation to the shooting death of Dereck Hunte.  (See previous item)

{IMAGE VIAmyupperwest.com} His brother Stuart Kenny McMillan Harewood 30 years, also of Bequest, was also charged with Murder in relation to the shooting death of Dereck Hunte. (See previous item)

From initial investigations, the victim was liming with other persons in the community when a vehicle arrived and gunshots were heard, they all ran. Hunte was later found injured after running a short distance away, and died at the scene.

IN A RELATED MATTER

Police have arrested and charged Keven Jason Omar Gabriel, 30 years of Kendall Hill B, Kendall Hill, Christ Church, with the offence of Assisting an Offender, namely Scott Harewood.

Gabriel offered a place of abode to Scott Harewood, during the time he was wanted by Police.

Harewood was sentenced to 18 months for Burglary and 9 months for Theft at the District C Magistrates Court on Friday July 18, 2014. The 28 year old from Bequest, St. Philip was remanded on the charge of Murder, until August 14th 2014 set to re-appear at the District C Magistrates Court.

  • David Welch; Insp.

Public Relations Officer

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