Cops nab murder suspects

February 25, 2021

A total of four men have now been charged by the Westmoreland police for the murder of 62-year-old Delroy Grant, who was attacked on January 1 at his home on Hudson Street, Savanna-la-Mar in the parish.

Charged with murder is Mark Watson, 50, otherwise called 'Onie', a fisherman of East Street, and Delroy Cunningham, 35, otherwise called 'Ratty', of Hudson Street, both in Savanna-la-Mar.

Reports are that about 7:45 a.m., Grant was in his yard when he was attacked by Watson, Cunningham and two other men who were armed with pieces of iron, a machete and a hammer.

The men proceeded to inflict wounds to Grant before escaping. Residents summoned the police and upon their arrival, Grant was transported to hospital where he was admitted. He succumbed to his injuries 16 days later.

On Monday, February 22, Cunningham was apprehended during an operation. Watson surrendered the following day. The other two men were picked up in a February 8 operation on Hudson Street.

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