By LAMECH JOHNSON
Tribune Staff Reporter
THREE men and a juvenile were brought to the magistrates court facing charges in connection with two separate murders.
Charles Babbs, 39, of East Street was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Roger Gomez in connection with the McCullough Corner murder.
It is claimed that on Friday, July 6, he murdered Kelsey Johnson at McCullough Corner off East Street.
The killing occurred around 11.20pm when the victim, Kelsey Johnson, got into an altercation with another man and was struck in the head with an object.
Babbs is the alleged culprit. He was not required to enter a plea to the charge due to the nature of the offence and was remanded to prison until completion of trial.
The case will be directly forwarded to the Supreme Court for trial through a voluntary bill of indictment. That bill will be served to the accused on November 7.
Prior to Babbs’ arraignment, two men and juvenile together faced a charge of conspiracy to commit murder.
Livingston Woodside, 19, of Homestead Street, Deangelo Knowles, 34, and a 16-year-old boy of Fleming Street were charged in connection with conspiring to murder 47-year-old Owen Rose on June 3.
Rose, of Elizabeth Estates, was found dead that night at Washington Street with gun shot wounds to his body.
Only Woodside and the minor were charged in connection with his murder.
They were denied bail and remanded to prison until completion of their trial before the Supreme Court.
Woodside, before leaving court, was also charged in connection with a recent armed robbery.
It is claimed that on July 3, while armed with a handgun, he robbed a man of his Ford Ranger truck valued at $4,800, along with a $300 Samsung mobile phone and $207 cash.
He was further charged with receiving - the claim that he received the truck stolen from that robbery.