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24-y-o charged with defrauding British couple murdered in Jamaica

By Jamaica Observer

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Charlie and Gayle Anderson were found dead at their home in Jamaica (Picture: PA)

(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — Police have reported that 24-year-old Saquino Farr of Industry district, Mount Pleasant in Portland was yesterday charged with several breaches of the Forgery Act.

Reports from the Criminal Investigations Branch are that Florence Anderson, a British national who resided in the parish, reported that her debit card was used to make purchases without her knowledge and authorisation.

Farr was subsequently arrested on reasonable suspicion of fraud.

Police said Farr was questioned in the presence of his attorney and charges proffered on seven counts of obtaining goods by means of false pretence and conspiracy to defraud.

Farr is scheduled to appear in the Port Antonio Parish Court on Tuesday, July 10.

Halford and Florence Anderson were found dead at their Portland home on June 22.

Residents discovered Halford’s body near Mount Pleasant Primary School under a tree and Florence’s in their fire-bombed home.

Police said a separate investigation has been launched into the double murder.

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