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St Catherine's most wanted man 'Boxer' escapes police custody

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2022 | 8:38 AM
Head of the Kingston Central police division Superintendent Berrisford Williams said Shaw fled the lock-up overnight. -Contributed photo

Rudolph 'Boxer' Shaw, once St Catherine's most wanted man who was nabbed in the Cayman Islands in July, has escaped custody at the Kingston Central police.

Head of the police division Superintendent Berrisford Williams says Shaw fled the lock-up overnight. Shaw is facing two murder charges.

Williams declined to speak further on the matter. 

Shaw is accused of murdering 59-year-old Wilfred 'Straight' O'Connor and Clinton 'Onie' Davis, 60, both of St John's Road addresses in St Catherine. 

He was captured in the Cayman Islands on July 8 and later deported to Jamaica. 

The police say Shaw was previously pursued in Jamaica by the Joint Anti-Gang Task Force and other police units but managed to elude capture before leaving the island by boat.

Shaw is represented by King's Counsel Peter Champagnie. 

More details later. 

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