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Court Dismisses Devon Hewey & Jay Dill Appeal

Court Dismisses Devon Hewey & Jay Dill Appeal

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the appeal against conviction lodged by two Devon Hewey and Jay Dill — who were convicted of the murder of Randy Robinson – saying that “when one considers the evidence as a whole there was in our judgment a compelling case against each appellant.” At around 8.30pm on March 31 2011, 22-year-old... Read more of this article

Court: Man Charged In Connection With Murder

Court: Man Charged In Connection With Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [May 10], Taj Browne was charged with assisting others in connection with the murder of Rickai Swan on October 23, 2015. As the charges must be heard in the Supreme Court, the 22-year-old defendant did not have to enter a plea. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo granted him $15,000 with a surety, and ordered he surrender... Read more of this article

Court: 29-Year-Old Charged With Double Murder

Court: 29-Year-Old Charged With Double Murder

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [May 5], a 29-year-old man was charged with the 2013 murders of Ricco Furbert and Haile Outerbridge. Mr Outerbridge, 34, and Mr Furbert, 25, both sustained fatal wounds after being shot multiple times while inside the Belvins store on Happy Valley Road on January 23, 2013.Ramano Mills was also charged with... Read more of this article

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

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