Jamaica Crime News, St Andrew: The 16-year-old teenage son of dancehall entertainer Mavado, who appeared in the St Andrew Parish Court last Friday, will reappear in Court this Friday, September 21.
Attorney-At-Law Bert Samuels, who is representing the teenager will be expected to make another bail application today, in order to convince the Judge that his teenage client is road worthy.
During one of his most recent appearances, the 16-year-old teenager denied the allegations, which are said to be the statements of the witness, 23-year-old Andre Hinds, who is also his co-accused and being represented by Attorney At Law, Kemar Robinson.
The entertainer’s son and the older accused are facing the Court on charges of murder, arson, conspiracy to murder, shooting with intent and illegal possession of firearm.
The teen is currently being held at the Metcalfe Street Secure Juvenile Remand Centre in Kingston and is facing charges of murder committed against Lorenza Thomas, 23-year-old unemployed of Cassava Piece, which occurred on Tuesday, June 5.
In the meanwhile, the dance hall entertainer who has been asked to turn himself over to the Constant Spring police for questioning, for some time now, reportedly left the country and failed to heed to the orders issued by the law.
Reports by the police are that about 2:30 a.m., Thomas was at his home when armed men kicked open the door to his house . The men attacked Thomas and shot him multiple times. The victim was also chopped, then his body and house set on fire.
The dancehall artist whose real name is David Brooks, reportedly slapped a man in his face as a retaliation from an incident between the man and the said 16-year-old son.
Shortly after, Mavado nearly lost his life, when his motor car was shot up by the same man with whom he had the conflict , and two other men.
Following the incident, Mavado is said to have left the country for the United States and law enforcement officers stated that, he is still expected to come in to the police.