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St Thomas man charged with girlfriend's murder for court February

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 1:30 AM

The St Thomas man charged with the murder of his 19-year-old girlfriend Tashoy Barrett is to reappear in the St Thomas Parish Court on February 15.

Odaine Keyes was remanded during his first appearance yesterday.

Prosecutors told the court that the post mortem is still outstanding and that the police are still conducting investigations.

Keyes has been in custody since New Year's Day when he surrendered to the police.

He is accused of killing Barrett, who was found with her throat slashed at the home the two shared in Arcadia, St Thomas.

Keyes is also to answer to charges of the assault of a motorcyclist he allegedly hit from his bike.

The St Thomas man is also charged with malicious destruction of property.