The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has issued a statement revealing that a teenaged-boy has been charged with the offences of murder, conspiracy to murder, arson, shooting with intent and illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.
The revelation follows an incident in the Cassava Piece community of Kingston 8 on Tuesday, June 5.
Reports are that about 3:30 am, armed men allegedly kicked opened the door to Lorenza Thomas, otherwise called ‘Israel’ or ‘Trulups’, house where they opened gunfire hitting him, used a machete to inflict several chop wounds and set him ablaze.
The Police were summoned, the scene processed and his body removed to the morgue.
Another suspect remains in custody pending further investigations into the matter.
The teen is scheduled to appear before the court on Monday, June 18.
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