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Another man charged with 2017 murder

RACHELLE AGARD, [email protected]

Another man charged with 2017 murder

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Police have made a further breakthrough in connection with the death of British national Steven Weare.

Shaquille O’Neal Orlando Cumberbatch, 23, of 3rd Avenue Parris Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael, was charged with Weare’s murder and unlawful possession of four rounds of ammunition sometime between August 23 and September 1, 2017.

This offence occurred in the District “B” jurisdiction.

Weare was last seen on August 23 in the car park of the University Drive branch of Burger King. He was reported missing that same evening, and his body discovered on September 1 in Melverton, St George.

Cumberbatch, who was represented by attorney Andrew Willoughby, also face charges of under the Theft and Traffic Acts in the District “A” jurisdiction.

He was remanded to HMP Dodds and will appear in District “B” next Tuesday, the Bridgetown Traffic Court next Wednesday and the District “A” court on July 18.

Five men previously appeared in court in connection with Weare’s death. (RA)