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Uncle of three children killed in Kingston fire charged with murder and arson

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2015 | 4:16 PM

The uncle of three children who were killed in a fire that raised their home in Hopeful Village, Admiral Town, Kingston 12 early Friday morning has been charged with murder and arson.

Charged is Phillip McLeod of the same community.

A court date is yet to be set.

The dead children have been identified as 18-year-old Bebeto Harris, 15-year-old Leonard Morris and nine-year-old Abigail Reid.

Police reports are that about 1:30 a.m. Friday, the fire department along with the Police was called to the location of the fire.

The blaze was extinguished and the charred remains of the three found.