BASSETERRE, St.Kitts (Wednesday 25th September 2019)- Police have issued a second wanted poster for a 19-year-old male from St.Kitts who remains on the run concerning one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder committed in June 2017.
“T’quan Murray is still at large and wanted by the police…,” according to information shared today (Wednesday) by the police public relations department. A wanted bulletin was sent out last month (August).
The local authorities say multiple warrants exist for the arrest of the Fig Tree resident for one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder committed on June 06, 2017 in St. Paul’s.
He is described to be light brown in complexion and having black hair and brown eyes. Additionally, he is said to be 5ft 10” in height with a slim built and 142 lbs.
Anyone who sees him or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact the violent crimes unit at 465-1887, the nearest police station or the crime hotline at 707.
It is unclear at this time what transpired leading to the young man’s whereabouts being unknown to police as it is understood that he was taken into police custody following the shooting incident.
One day after the shooting incident (7th June), a 17-year-old juvenile was reportedly taken into police custody for questioning and then two days after, police informed via a press release- dated Friday 9th June- that a suspect taken into custody on suspicion was arrested, formally charged and cautioned.
On the day in question, investigators from the Violent Crimes Unit responded to the shooting incident that was reported shortly after 12.00 PM that day in Rawlins Ground leaving three persons injured; one of whom was later pronounced dead at the Joseph N. France General Hospital.
Killed was 32-year-old Jahma Francis of Willet’s Project while left injured were an 18- year- old resident of Willet’s Project also and a 22- year- old resident of Willet’s Estate.
Police said the Juvenile who hailed “from the western area of St. Kitts” had also been charged with two (2) counts of attempted murder.