Teen Among Three Charged with Murder in Westmoreland

Two men and a juvenile have been arrested and charged, following the murder of 34-year-old Robert Rowe of Ricketts Street, Savanna-La-mar in Westmoreland on Thursday, October 7.

The following individuals have been charged with Murder and Illegal Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition:

  • Deniel Williams, 21, of Ricketts Street in Savanna-La-Mar, Westmoreland, is also known as ‘Dendo.’
  • Rickal Barrett, 35, often known as ‘Tuggy-Tuggy,’ is from Sellington District, Black River, St. Elizabeth.
  • 15-year-old male

According to the Savanna-la-Mar Police Department, Rowe was driving his Toyota motorcar at 4:10 p.m. when the trio ambushed him. The men opened fire hitting him in the upper body. He was transported to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.

Williams and the juvenile were both arrested at their home on Ricketts Street in the parish on Tuesday, October 12, during a police operation. Barrett was arrested by police on Monday, October 25, in St. Elizabeth, where he was reporting on a condition of bail. All three persons were charged on  October 31.

The date of their court appearance is still being finalized.


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