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Farmer free of murder charge

COURT TODAY BLOCKA St John man walked out of the District ‘C’ Magistrates Court a free man earlier today after a murder charge against him was discontinued.

Michael Antonio Greenidge, 54, of Lovell’s Road, Massiah Street, appeared before Acting Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch accused of murdering George Clarke on November 18, 2010.

The two men reportedly had an altercation at Clarke’s St Philip farm. Clarke died almost a year afterwards while he was overseas.

The court was informed today that the Director of Public Prosecutions was discontinuing the matter against Greenidge. The farmer had been on been on remand at HMP Dodds since 2012.

3 Responses to Farmer free of murder charge

  1. Ormond Mayers February 25, 2016 at 8:24 am

    It is time the constitution is changed so the DPP is more accountable to the State on making decisions in discontinuing serious cases. The DPP should state public , the reason {s} for his action.

  2. Ike Turner
    Ike Turner February 25, 2016 at 9:46 am

    They lockup a man for 4 years for what? Makes you wonder who else lockup for nothing

    • Nobby Wilkinson
      Nobby Wilkinson February 25, 2016 at 11:10 am

      I hey saying the same thing he isn’t freed he did 4 years for that


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