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Men charged with murder of Young Reggae Boyz doctor granted bail

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2016 | 11:33 PM

The two men and one juvenile who arrested and charged in connection with the slaying of medical doctor Martin Garwood were today granted bail in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court.

Before granting bail, Parish Judge Andrea Pettigrew-Collins ordered that the courtroom be cleared so that the hearing could be held in camera.

Attorney Ann-Marie Feurtado-Richards, who is representing the 17-year-old murder accused, says he was granted bail in the sum of $400,000 and ordered to surrender his travel documents.

The teen was also ordered to report to the police three times per week.

The judge imposed the same bail conditions on 18-year-old Ashanti Barrett, who is also charged with murder.

The third accused, 21-year-old Chevanne Sterling, was granted bail in the sum of $300,000 and ordered to surrender his travel documents.

Sterling, who is charged with misprison of felony, was is to report to the police three times per week.

Dr Garwood's body was found with multiple stab wounds at his Barbican, St Andrew home last month.

He worked at the Kingston Public Hospital and was the team doctor for Jamaica's Young Reggae Boyz.