3 charged in killing of Peddie

| 01/04/2010

(CNS): Police said that they have now charged three men, one of whom is under 18, with the murder of Alrick Peddie, who was gunned down in broad day light in West Bay on Wednesday 24 March. Robert Aaron Crawford, aged 17; Jose Sanchez, aged 23; and Roger Deward Bush, aged 35 were due to appear in court on Thursday afternoon (1 April) charged with murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm. Police said that all three men are Caymanian and are from the West Bay area. Police believe the murder of Peddie, a former security guard, at a house in Willie Farrington Drive was gang related. (Photo by Dennie Warren Jr)

The 25-year-old man received multiple gun shot injuries to his chest when he was shot at around 3:15 pm.

His killing was the fourth murder of 2010; the fifth was to occur some 20 hours later in the Birch Tree Hill Lane area of West Bay when Damion Ming was shot and killed at around 9:45 pm on the 25 March. Police have arrested two men aged 22 and 29 years for the killing of Ming but no charges have yet been brought against the two men who remain in custody.

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