'Ants Man' charged with murder of nursing student

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A 21-year-old man was charged with murder, illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition following an incident on Mitchell Street, Kingston 16 on Wednesday, January 11.

Charged is Romario Walters otherwise called ‘Ants Man’, a contractor of Jacques Road, Mountain View, Kingston 2.

He is accused of killing 31-year-old Kimberly Jones, a nursing student of Mitchell Street, Kingston 16.

Reports from the Elletson Road Police are that about 7:15 pm, Jones was walking along the roadway when she was pounced upon by Walters and another man, who opened gunfire hitting her multiple times. She was taken to the hospital where her death was confirmed.

On Tuesday, January 17, Walters was arrested during an operation in the area and subsequently charged on Tuesday, January 24, following an interview in the presence of his attorney.

A court date for him is being finalised.

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