Suspect Charged for Dexter Pottinger’s Murder


Nationwide News understands the police have charged a man for the murder of popular fashion designer, Dexter Pottinger.

He’s 21-year-old Romario Brown.

Brown, who’s from Stony Hill, St. Andrew, is also called ‘Travis’.

Last year, Brown was charged with another murder, that of Alexia Bepatt, in Mona, St. Andrew.

It’s alleged he was having an affair with the young woman, and that an argument developed during an intimate moment.

He’s accused of strangling her to death, and then stealing her boyfriend’s laptop from the home.

Pottinger’s decomposing body was found at his home in Yarico Place, St. Andrew last Thursday.

He reportedly had multiple stab wounds.


Stevian Simmonds is an investigative journalist with almost 3 years of experience in radio broadcasting, production and reporting. She graduated from Caribbean School of Media and Communication in 2014 and joined Nationwide News in 2016. In 2018, she produced a special report examining the working conditions of the Bussiness Process Outsourcing Industry. She worked undercover as a call center agent for a month, revealing the lack of data protection and general security infrastructure in the industry. Her report also highlighted the poor working conditions and remuneration faced by workers in the industry. In 2018, Stevian traveled to New Delhi India where she participated in the Inaugural WHO Partners Forum benefiting from critical training related to reporting on women’s and children’s health issues.

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