Police have arrested and charged Jareth John, 20 years old unemployed of Collins, Mesopotamia with the offence of Murder, and two (2) counts of Assault causing actual bodily harm on 17.03.2020.

According to investigations, the accused allegedly with malice aforethought caused the death of Murrington John, 94 years old Retired Contractor of the same address by beating him about his head with his hands. 2. The accused was also charged for allegedly assaulting a 62-year-old Retired Health Officer of the same address by beating her about the body with his hands causing actual bodily harm and 3. For assaulting a 69-year-old Retired Agricultural Officer by boxing him on his left eye with his hands causing actual bodily harm. The incidents occurred at Collins, Mesopotamia on 15.03.2020.

Murrington John death marked the 5th Murder recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for the year 2020.

John will appear before the Serious Offences Court for an arraignment on 18.03.2020.