Police in Atlanta, Georgia have charged a teenager with the murder of Jamaican born former world cruiserweight boxing champion, O’Neil “Supernova” Bell.
The suspect has been identified as 18 year old, Tycorion Davis
The 40 year old Bell was killed during a robbery on November 25, moments after he disembarked a bus.
Police found him lying on the streets with a gunshot wound to his chest.
A second man was also shot in the same incident, but survived.
The Police say the incident was a “crime of opportunity”, noting that they are still seeking up to two more suspects.
Bell, who left Jamaica with his parents as a boy, fought under the Jamaican flag.
In 2006 he became the undisputed cruiserweight champion, holding the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation titles at the same time.