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Two Men Charged with Double Murder in Olympic Way

Officers attached to St Andrew Police Division have arrested and charged two men in connection to a double murder in Olympic Way, St Andrew in October last year.

Facing charges with murder, conspiracy to commit murder and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition are Leroy Burrell, 24, also known as ‘Demar Minto’ and ‘Calibre’, a fisherman of no fixed address and Lennox Williams, 34, otherwise called ‘Skillfoot’, of Barbados Road, Kingston 11.

Reports from the Hunts Bay Police are that about 6:50 p.m. on October 15, 2019, 47-year-old Andrew Clarke, also known as Boom, a businessman of Olympic Way and 48-year-old Gilbert Wade, a labourer of Third Street in Kingston 12, were among a group of persons when gunmen approached and opened gunfire hitting them.

The police were alerted to the scene, Clarke and Wade were transported to hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Following the probe, Burrell and Williams were subsequently arrested and later charged.

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