Murder charge in connection with Hawkesworth’s death

Police have formally charged 32-year-old Philip Mark Anthony Griffith of Butlers Ave, Spooners Hill, St Michael with the murder of 54-year-old Frederick Christopher Hawkesworth of Rock Dundo Heights, St Michael.

Hawksworth’s motionless body was discovered by a police mobile unit on October 1 in the front seat of car parked off the road in a bushy track which leads from Mullins Road onto Bakers, St Peter, one day after he was reported missing.

Griffith appeared before the District ‘E’ Holetown Magistrate Court today before Magistrate Wanda Blair.

He was not required to plead to the indictable charge and was remanded to HMP Dodds. He will reappear in court on November 10.

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