Latest Jamaica News, Kingston (McKoy’s News): Two Mobile Reserve Police Officers Convicted – Two police officers who were attached to the now dismantled Mobile Reserve police unit in Kingston, were found guilty on murder and manslaughter charges, when they appeared before the Kingston Gun Court, on Thursday, November 14.
Both accused have been identified as Constables Gareth Davis, and Christobel Smith.
Constable Davis was found guilty for the murder of Omar Marshall, committed on October 9, 2009, at his home at 16 Blake Road, while Constable Smith was found guilt on manslaughter charges.
Reports are that both officer were among a unit of four, who went to the home of the victim and dragged him to the rear of his house.
Smith and Davis then allegedly shot Marshall, and later filed a report that upon entering his yard, he pointed a firearm at them and they were forced to take evasive actions.