Murder accused walks free after prisoner refuses to testify
One of two men charged with the murder of a school teacher was freed in the St Catherine Parish Court due to lack of evidence.
He is Travis Perry of Old Harbour St Catherine.
When the matter was mentioned before Parish Judge Alicia McIntosh, the investigator reported that the lone witness refused to appear.
He told the court that the witness is incarcerated at the Tamarind Farm Adult Correctional facility in currently serving a sentence for larceny.
Dead is Nigel Riley 46-year-old lecturer at the at Excelsior Community College.
On June 9, 2014, about 3:40a.m., residents stumbled upon the body of Nigel Riley on a football field at Lennonville, Old Harbour, St Catherine.
The police were summoned, and it was observed that it had a wound to the neck and the right arm was partially severed.
Riley was a lecturer at Excelsior Community College.
An investigation was launched by the St Catherine South police which result in Perry and Davin O'Sulluvan been charged with murder.
O'Sulluvan escaped from the Portmore police during a jail break in 2015. He is still being sought by the police.