St James, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Former National Footballer Remanded: A man who is said to have been a former national footballer and who hails from the parish of Trelawny, was remanded in custody until September 13, 2017 when he appeared in the St James Parish Court on Monday, August 28, 2017, to answer to two counts of murder.
The accused, 35-yr-old Jeff Pierce, otherwise called “Plucker” of Bounty Hall in Trelawny appeared before the court for the murder of two Ministers of Religion in 2016.
Pierce also have another case pending in the Western Regional Gun Court for shooting with intent and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.
On November 12, 2016, Pierce is said to have gone to the vicinity of the Discount Lumber and Hardware in Montego Bay, where he shot and killed the two ministers of religion.
According to police reports presented to the court, Pierce was accosted by a group of officers while trying to escape from the scene. He then engaged the lawmen in a shootout during which he was shot and injured and an illegal firearm taken from him.
Pierce is being represented by Attorney at Law Roy Fairclough.