Siblings charged after allegedly using concrete blocks to kill man
TRELAWNY, Jamaica— The Trelawny police arrested and charged a sister and brother after they allegedly used concrete blocks to kill a man at his home in Moorefield, Wakefield in Trelawny on Saturday, December 30, 2023.
The deceased is 59-year-old fisherman David Brown, otherwise called ‘Dave’.
The siblings who have been charged are 56-year-old Sylvia Montaque, a babysitter of the Moorefield community, and 60-year-old Lester Montaque, otherwise called ‘Judge’, a gardener of Tilston Housing Scheme, Bounty Hall, in the parish.
Reports from the Falmouth police are that about 5:30 am, both accused went to Brown’s home and forced their way inside his house. An altercation reportedly developed between them during which time Sylvia and her brother used concrete blocks to hit Brown on his head.
Residents heard the noise and alerted the police. On arrival of the lawmen the area was searched and Brown was discovered lying on his back in blood.
Lester and Sylvia were subsequently arrested and charged with murder and conspiracy to murder.
Their court date is being finalised.