WB man charged in murder

| 14/09/2014

(CNS): Police have now charged a 27-year-old West Bay man with the murder of Solomon David Webster, who was shot near his home in Daisy Lane last Sunday. Police confirmed on Sunday afternoon (14 September) that the man who was arrested in an operation in the district last Tuesday has now been charged with the killing and possession of an unlicensed firearm. Police have not named the suspect but he is expected to appear in summary court on Monday. Charges against the alleged shooter come two days after police also charged a 60-year-old local man with accessory to murder or manslaughter.

Webster, who was a special Olympian and gold medal winner, was shot in the groin area at around 8:30pm last week and died from the wound later that night. An RCIPS spokesperson said this week that the murder was not believed to be gang related but they have not yet reveled what they believe was the motive behind the shooting.

Police added Sunday that they would be make another examination of the crimescene Sunday evening as the investigation continues.

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