Mespo Man Charged With Murder of Grandfather, 94

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Police on Tuesday (Mar. 17) arrested and charged Jareth John, 20 of Collins, Mesopotamia with the offence of Murder.

John was also charged with two counts of Assault, causing actual bodily harm.

John is accused of causing the death of his grandfather Murrington John, 94, a retired Contractor of the same address by beating him about his head with his hands.

Murrington John (Deceased) – iwnsvg photo

John has also been charged for allegedly assaulting his 62-year-old mother, a retired Health Officer by beating her about the body with his hands causing actual bodily harm as well as assaulting a 69-year-old retired Agricultural Officer, the accused man’s uncle, by boxing him on his left eye with his hands causing actual bodily harm.

The incident occurred at the dwelling home of the individuals on Sunday March 15, 2020.

John appeared before the Serious Offences Court for an arraignment on Wednesday March 18th, 2020.

Murrington John death marked the 5th Murder recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for the year 2020.