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Minor is Charged for Murder of Kenrick Drysdale

A minor was charged in relation to the murder of Kenrick Drysdale that occurred in Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District on Thursday last.

A minor was charged in relation to the murder of Kenrick Drysdale that occurred in Dangriga Town, Stann Creek District on Thursday last. ACP Joseph Myvette has more details on the investigation.

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head of National Crimes Investigation Branch

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head of National Crimes Investigation Branch: “Police formally arrested and charged a 16-year-old minor of Dangriga Town for that murder. During the course of the investigation a 9mm pistol was also recovered.”

Reporter: Is it believed that the victim was the main target in this incident ?

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head of National Crimes Investigation Branch: “Yes we do believe so from the evidence gathered so far.”

Reporter: Has a motive been established at this time ? 

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head of National Crimes Investigation Branch: “We are looking at several possibilities which I do not necessarily want to go into as I do not want to prejudice the outcome of the investigation. We know that he was familiar with the accused.”

Reporter: So there may have been a dispute between both of them ?

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head of National Crimes Investigation Branch: “We have not been able to ascertain that so far.”