Tue | Jun 15, 2021

Man charged for St John’s Road triple murder

Published:Wednesday | June 9, 2021 | 4:47 PM
The accused is to appear before the St Catherine Parish Court on Tuesday, June 15.

A man has been charged in connection with last July's gun attack on St John's Road, Spanish Town in St Catherine that left three people dead.

He is 23-year-old Oral Johnson, otherwise called 'Mouthy', who is charged with three counts of murder, illegal possession of firearm, and illegal possession of ammunition.

He's to appear before the St Catherine Parish Court on Tuesday, June 15.

The police report that about 12:30 a.m. on the day in question, Johnson entered a house occupied by the men and shot and killed them execution style.

The deceased were later identified as 42-year-old Tafa Williams, a fisherman of Greenwich Farm, St Andrew, 24-year-old Jason Mighty, an electrician of Kennedy Drive in Ensom City, St Catherine, and 25-year-old Rasheed Vassell, a customer service representative, of Clayton Heights, Spanish Town in St Catherine.

Johnson was picked up during an operation in his community on June 1 and subsequently charged.

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