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Teenagers arrested for Dennery man’s murder

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Dead: Burke Baptiste

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the murder of 28-year-old Burke Baptiste of Richfond in Dennery, police said at a press briefing on Tuesday, October 22.

Baptiste, also known as Max, was found with a suspected gunshot wound to the head in a secluded area in La Caye, Dennery on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, according to reports.

Police Press Officer, Acting Corporal 806 Ann Joseph, told the briefing that 18-year-old Jallix Howell of Morne Panache, Dennery was “arrested and charged for causing the death” of Baptiste on Friday, October 18, and remanded into police custody until November 21, 2019.

Joseph said a 17-year-old from Dennery, was also arrested on Tuesday, October 22 “in connection with his murder”.

The 17-year-old was also found in possession of a .380 pistol and seven rounds of ammunition, Joseph said.

“He is presently still in custody awaiting charges,” Joseph added.

Burke, a jet ski operator, was last seen alive on Monday night, October 14 with friends, according to reports.

The Richfond Police Station responded around 8 a.m. Tuesday, October 15.

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7 comments

  1. Young hard working young man...with goals and ambitions and these SONS OF BITCHES had no regard. Could you please execute then by firing squad? No mercy absolutely none...or put them on a plane and air drop them in an Arab country where "nigg$#" are hated ....please please please. The can't live in a society peaceably. They can't see others doing better than themselves. Jealous and enraged POS. I had my fare share of them....so I know their evil hearts inside out.

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    • Don t say tht bcus from what I understand he was their gang leader taking them on a heist to kill someone else.That’s why they were in the secluded area in the first place. From what I understand he would be paid them to assist him with killing someone else n tht is how the other boy found himself in poccession of the fire arm. I also heard tht he was murdered for the money he had in his pocket as he promised them payment to kill the other man but they got greedy and killed him for all his money.

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  2. Change the laws of this country...Bring back the death penalty !

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  3. Yall police need to check yourselves and use y'all common sense

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