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Court: Three Appear In Connection With Murder

Court: Three Appear In Connection With Murder

Two men charged with being involved in the September 2012 murder of Lorenzo Stovell appeared at this morning’s [May 2] Supreme Court Arraignment Session where they pleaded not guilty, while a third man was charged in Magistrates Court with being involved with the same murder. Zikai Cann plead not guilty to the murder of Mr Stovell and with using... Read more of this article

Men Charged In Connection With 2012 Murder

Men Charged In Connection With 2012 Murder

In Magistrates Court this morning [April 18], two men were charged in connection with the 2012 murder of Lorenzo Stovell. Zikai Cann was charged with the murder of Mr Stovell as well as with using a firearm, while Cordova Simons-Marshall was charged with handling a firearm and assisting a person who committed a felony. Mr Stovell, who was partially... Read more of this article

Court: 24-Year-Old Man Denies Murder Charge

Court: 24-Year-Old Man Denies Murder Charge

In this morning’s [April 1] Supreme Court Arraignment session, Shantoine Prinston Burrows, 24, denied murdering Rickai Swan and unlawfully wounding another man. Burrows was charged with murdering Rickai Swan and with using a firearm to do that. Burrows was also charged with unlawfully wounding Damiko Gibbons and with using a firearm to do that.... Read more of this article

Man Denies Murdering Sgt Stange-Simmons

Man Denies Murdering Sgt Stange-Simmons

In this morning’s [April 1] Supreme Court Arraignment session, Kenneth Leverock denied murdering Sgt Dejion Stange-Simmons. Sgt Stange-Simmons, 26, was found dead inside a Southampton residence on Thursday, November 26th, 2015. Leverock’s Supreme Court trial was set for 4th July. The 25-year-old will remain in custody until that date. [Note:... Read more of this article

Court: 25-Year-Old Man Charged With Murder

Court: 25-Year-Old Man Charged With Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Feb 26], Kenneth Leverock was charged with unlawfully killing Sergeant Dejion Stange-Simmons. As the charges can only be heard in the Supreme Court, the defendant was not required to enter a plea. The 25-year-old was remanded in custody by Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo. Sgt Stange-Simmons, 26, was found dead... Read more of this article

Court: Shantoine Burrows Charged With Murder

Court: Shantoine Burrows Charged With Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Feb 1], a 24-year-old man was charged with murdering Rickai Swan. Shantoine Prinston Burrows faced charges that, in Southampton on 23rd October 2015, he killed Mr Swan and unlawfully wounded and caused grievous bodily harm to Damiko Gibbons. He was also charged with using a firearm to commit the offences. As... Read more of this article

Man in Custody, Death of Mr Stange-Simmons

Man in Custody, Death of Mr Stange-Simmons

[Updated. Police ‎executing a search warrant at a Southampton residence discovered a man in an unresponsive state inside, and the police said the circumstances surrounding his death are considered "suspicious." The police subsequently confirmed the death of 26-year-old Dejion Stange-Simmons and said a man is in custody in relation to the incident.]There... Read more of this article

Police Update: Attempted Robbery & Murder

Police Update: Attempted Robbery & Murder

There have not been any arrests yet in connection with the fatal shooting last Friday the police confirmed today [Oct 30], adding that their community outreach has “produced results” and “together with CCTV footage there are numerous lines of enquiry that we are vigorously pursuing.” Addressing yesterday’s attempted armed... Read more of this article

“We Must Find A Way To Eradicate Gun Crime”

“We Must Find A Way To Eradicate Gun Crime”

“These incidents have been occurring for far too long in our communities and destroying our families” and “we must find a way to eradicate gun crime from our shores”, Southampton East MP Zane DeSilva said in the wake of the fatal shooting on Friday evening. “As the Member of Parliament for Southampton East, I am deeply... Read more of this article

Police Name Murder Victim: Rickai Swan

Police Name Murder Victim: Rickai Swan

The police have been identified the man who died following the shooting on Friday evening as 26 year old Rickai Swan of Southampton, and appealed for anyone with information to come forward and assist with the investigation. Acting Detective Chief Inspector Dave Greenidge said, “Around 10:42 pm on Friday 23rd October 2015, officers responded... Read more of this article

Condolences Expressed After Fatal Shooting

Condolences Expressed After Fatal Shooting

[Updated] “The tragic events of Friday night are a harsh reminder of the work that remains to be done to strengthen the fabric of our communities against violence of this kind,” Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley said in the wake of the fatal shooting on Friday evening. The Premier added, “Our thoughts and prayers... Read more of this article

Two Men Shot, 26-Year-Old Man Has Died

Two Men Shot, 26-Year-Old Man Has Died

[Updated. At around 10:40pm on Friday [Oct 23] there was a shooting outside Southampton Rangers. A 26 year old man died as a result of his injuries, and the second male shooting victim was taken to hospital for an injury that is “not believed to be serious at this time.”]At sometime around 10.30pm this evening [Oct 23] the police responded... Read more of this article

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