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Bail extended for policemen in Shrewsbury killing

Published:Thursday | February 23, 2017 | 2:32 AM

The two policemen who were charged in connection with the 2013 murders of three relatives in Shrewsbury, Westmoreland are to return to court next week.

When Constables Kenroy Hines and Damane Campbell appeared in the Trelawny Circuit Court yesterday their bail was extended until March 3 when a case management hearing is to be held.

It's alleged that on March 15, 2013  brothers Andrew and Triston Brysdon and their cousin Kingsley Green were killed by a police team that claimed the men had engaged them in a shoot-out.

The killing of the three relatives all choir members sparked several days of protest in Hanover, Westmoreland and St Elizabeth as residents and relatives of the men said they were influential members of their community.

Since 2014, the case has been postponed on at least five occasions because of several reasons including the absence of attorneys, although the prosecution says it is ready to proceed.