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Hanover teen charged with murder

Published:Wednesday | October 7, 2020 | 5:59 PM
A court date for Devontae Rose has not yet been finalised.

The Lucea Police have charged an 18-year-old Hanover resident with the September 20 murder of 37-year-old Gregory Grant otherwise called ‘Bodcat’ of Ken Jones district, Cacoon Castle in the parish.

Devontae Rose otherwise called ‘Teddy’ of Backstreet also in Cacoon Castle was charged today.

A date for his court hearing has not yet been finalised.

The police say about 10:50 p.m. on September 20, Grant and Rose were at a candle lighting when an argument developed between them.

Rose then allegedly used a knife to stab Grant to his upper body.  

Grant was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Rose was subsequently arrested.

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