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Second man charged in March Pen Road family murder

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 3:47 PM

Detectives assigned to the Major Investigation Division have charged a second man in connection with the murder of five family members, including three children, on March Pen Road, St Catherine, last year October.

He has been identified as 32-year-old Otis Austin, of a Gregory Park, Portmore address.

The police say he was charged on October 1 and taken before the courts along with the other accused, Marvin Campbell Snr, otherwise called ‘Fat Man’.

They were remanded until their next court appearance on November 30 in the St Andrew Parish Court.

The charred remains of the five family members were found inside their home on October 9, after gunmen reportedly set several houses on fire.