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Men charged with recent deaths

Two middle aged men have been arrested and charged with two recent deaths which have attracted much public attention and provoked widespread debate in Barbados.

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John Russell Sr

In one of the cases, a 50 year old man from Christ Church appeared before District “A” Magistrate, Douglas Frederick, today, accused of the motor manslaughter of two year old Joshua Boyce of 4th Avenue, Skeete’s Road, the Ivy in St. Michael.

John Russell Sr, of Dolphin Park, St. Patricks, is charged in connection with the death of the child, who was allegedly struck by a car last Friday afternoon during a dispute between two members of a household in the Ivy.

The infant was pronounced dead after arrival at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Russell was remanded to Dodds Prison in St. Philip until June 3.

In the other case, 58 year old Allan Belle is facing a charge of murder in relation to the death of his wife, Brenda Belle, 64, of St. Barnabas, St. Michael.

Allan Belle

Allan Belle

Brenda Belle died following her brutal slashing last week in the same community. Her husband, who was remanded to custody until June 3, had earlier been admitted to the QEH after reportedly ingesting a poisonous substance. (EJ)

6 Responses to Men charged with recent deaths

  1. lynda May 7, 2013 at 7:02 am

    a picture tells a thousand words..he look mad as hell.why are we feeding these disgrace of humans in prison?

  2. Snuffy May 7, 2013 at 10:51 am

    He mad? He aint one bit a’ mad, Lynda. Why he didn’t drink the poison and stay in the burning house? He want torturing for a long long time….What a disgrace and bloody shame!

  3. Sheri Veronica May 7, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    Allen Belle finally did it this time. I remember him attacking my brother on a cricket field decades ago — they were only young boys back then. But, I must say it’s interesting what Lynda and Snuffy has said, because reading your words made you sound just like the Allan Belle you described. You, Lynda, think he’s a disgrace and Allan only wanted to be appreciated. You, Snuffy, want him tortured, similar to what he did to his wife, but all Allan wanted was to be loved. Don’t judge a book by it’s cover and leave all judgment to The One who put us all here.

    • Randy April 17, 2015 at 10:25 pm

      Sheri veronica you sound like a prick i think u more madder than him as you described

  4. clamdiggerjams May 7, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    Why haven’t the police arrested the person who was reversing the car and killed the child? Stupse only in Bim!!

  5. Candy January 8, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    Well interesting


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