Jolyan Silvera charged with wife’s murder
Former People’s National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament Jolyan Silvera has been charged with the murder of his wife Melissa Silvera.
Melissa Silvera was found dead in the couple’s Stony Hill, St Andrew, home on November 10, 2023. It was initially assumed that she had died from natural causes.
On Thursday, Jolyan Silvera was taken into custody as a suspect in the case.
“After the autopsy, report it was revealed that Mrs Silvera had not died from natural causes but as a result of possible gunshot wounds. As a consequence, the police elevated the investigation into a murder investigation,” said Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of crime Fitz Bailey in an interview on Thursday.