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Three charged with murder

NATASHA BECKLES, [email protected]

Three charged with murder

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KASON Kemar Edwards, 26, of Gays St Peter, Rasmakonnen Haile Tafari Lowe, 22,  of 1st Avenue, Jackson, St Michael and Jason DaCosta Clement, 26, of Mount #1 St Peter, appeared at the Holetown Magistrates’ Court this afternoon charged with the murder of Aaron Boyce whose body was found at Mount Pleasant Cemetery last month.
Edwards and Lowe were also charged with kidnapping and raping Boyce’s female companion while all three were charged with setting on fire her vehicle which was valued $82 000.
They were also jointly charged that on June 6 they entered the home of Akeyle Yarde and stole a chain valued $800 and a tablet valued $1000.
Edwards was also charged with murdering Jason Husbands on August 21, last year. The body of the 32 year-old father of one who lived at Hope Road St Lucy, was discovered next to his vehicle at Lamberts Road also in St Lucy with gunshot wounds.
Edwards was also charged with entering David Bend’s house on March 24, this year and stealing a shot gun and 18 rounds of ammunition.
Acting Chief Magistrate Barbara Cooke-Alleyne remanded the three men to Dodds Prison until July 21, when they will return to the Holetown Magistrates’ Court. (MB)