Accused in murder of Moncrieffe's Patio Shop’s owner gets 30 years

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Print this page Email A Friend!


KINGSTON, Jamaica — Omar Graham who pleaded guilty to killing the owner of Moncrieffe's Patio Shop was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

He was sentenced to 20 years for murder and 10 years in prison for wounding.

He will be eligible for parole after 15 years.

Graham, otherwise called 'Brown Man' of Alexander Road in Kingston, pleaded guilty in October to the murder of 76-year-old Barbara Moncrieffe and the injuring of her husband and two others.

The elderly woman died after receiving several blows to her body from a piece of iron, which was also used to inflict injuries on the other victims.

Graham pleaded guilty last October as part of the sentence reduction initiative, which provides the platform for individuals to enter a guilty plea and benefit from up to maximum of 50 per cent reduction in their sentence, according to the provisions of the Criminal Justice Administration Amendment Act 2015.

Tanesha Mundle

ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT