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St Thomas man charged with girlfriend's murder

Published:Monday | January 2, 2017 | 12:44 PM

The man who is accused of killing his girlfriend on Boxing Day in St Thomas has now been charged with murder.

Odaine Keyes is accused of killing of 19-year-old Tashoy Barrett, who was found with her throat slashed on Boxing Day at the home the two shared.

Keyes has also been charged with the assault of a motorcyclist he is accused of hitting from his bike as well as with malicious destruction of property.

The accused is to appear in court sometime next week.

In the meantime, Keyes is facing the possibility of wounding charges in relation to a shopkeeper he allegedly chopped in the face when she refused to sell him a phone card.