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August 10 mention date for cops in Kamoza Clarke murder case

Published:Thursday | June 23, 2016 | 6:19 PM

The case against the five policemen charged in connection with the 2013 death of Trelawny resident Kamoza Clarke is set to be mentioned on August 10.

The remain on bail until that time.

When the appeared in the Trelawny Parish court, defence attorneys indicated that full disclosure has not been completed to allow the case to proceed to the Circuit Court.

As a result, parish judge Ruth Lawrence put off the matter.

District Constables Alwayne Eccleston, Onecko Brown, and Sergeant Derrick Henry are charged with murder in connection with Clarke's death, while District Constables Desmond Lawrence and Tristan Turner are charged with neglect of duty.

The cops are accused of being involved in an attack on Clarke, who was badly beaten while in custody at the Falmouth Police Station on October 20, 2013.

Clarke was taken to hospital in a coma and later died from his injuries.