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Two men charged for murder of St James children

Published:Tuesday | August 12, 2014 | 7:53 PM

Detectives attached to the Falmouth Police Station have charged two men for the murder of 10-year-old Meleeka Mitchell and 12-year-old Omari Sterling of Paradise, Norwood in St James.

Their bodies were found in the Martha Brae River, Trelawny on Tuesday, July 15 two days after they went missing from a beach in St James.

The police say 20-year-old Jason Grey, a tattoo artist and 21-year-old Cashwayne Morgan, both of Hague Settlement, Trelawny were charged yesterday with murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

They are to appear in the Falmouth Resident Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, August 20.

Meleeka and Omari were at the 'One Man Beach’ in Montego Bay, St James when they taken away in a minibus by the accused men to the Martha Brae River and killed.

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