The Westmoreland police have charged three men with the murder of 29-year- old Jarren Murphy, labourer of Sea Star Lane, West End, Negril in the parish.

The three are 19 year-old James Crooks otherwise called ‘Nine-nine’, 22-year-old Kimarley Williams, and 19-year-old Eaton Slater.

It is reported that on Monday, March 14, about eleven in the night, residents called the police about explosions they heard and on their arrival Murphy was seen with several gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at hospital.

Investigations led to the arrest of the three and on Friday, they were pointed out by witnesses during an Identification parade as the men involved in the killing of Jarren Murphy.

And a man was charged in connection with a burglary and robbery which occurred in Hodges, St. Elizabeth on Wednesday on May 11.

Fifty-five-year-old Conroy Rodney otherwise called ‘Welder’, of Zinna Way, Black River in St. Elizabeth has been charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm, Burglary and Robbery with Aggravation.

The police say about 12:50 in the morning, Rodney and another man gained entrance to the premises.

They then held the occupant at gunpoint and robbed him of several appliances and cash before escaping.

Rodney was later arrested and placed on an Identification Parade on Thursday, May 19, where he was pointed out.