Second man charged with 2019 Marabella murder

Date: 
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 09:44

A  Marabella  man  is  expected  to  appear  before  a  San  Fernando Magistrate today, charged with the 2019 murder of Damian Howe.

24-year-old JAMAL WARNER, of Enid Street, Marabella, was charged with the  offence  following  advice  received  from  Director  of  Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on Monday 13th July 2020. He is the second man to be charged with the offence.

Official police reports are that Damian Howe was at his Kitchener Street, Marabella home around 5:15am on  Thursday  14th November  2019,  when  two  armed  men  entered the premises and  shot  him  several  times  about  the  body. 

The  assailants reportedly then escaped through the front door of the house.

Jamal Warner  was arrested on Thursday 9th July 2020 in connection with the  incident  and  charged  with  the  offence  by  PC  Rahim  of  the Homicide Bureau of Investigations (Region 3).

According to police, the murder was solved previously in January 2020, with 26-yearold Jamal Butcher being charged on Monday 13th January 2020 in connection with the incident. He appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate on Tuesday 14th January, 2020.