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Boyfriend of St Thomas bartender charged with her murder

Published:Wednesday | February 1, 2017 | 1:04 PM

The police have charged the boyfriend of St Thomas bartender Kerron Peckoo for her murder.

Twenty-nine-year-old Kirlew Ellis is scheduled to appear in court next week Wednesday.

It is alleged that on the night of January 24 Peckoo, who is from Duckensfield in Golden Grove, St Thomas was walking home from the bar in Hampton Court where she worked when she was attacked by a man.

The attacker allegedly slashed her throat and left her along the roadway.

Peckoo was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Ellis was subsequently arrested.