Five inmates charged following viral video

January 24, 2023

Following a now viral video which shows a group of inmates assaulting another at the Ocho Rios lock up in St Ann, the police have confirmed that five inmates have been charged.

Charged with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm and unlawful wounding are:

* Thirty-three-year-old Dejaro Taylor, otherwise called 'Dusso', of Steer Town, St Ann.

* Twenty-one-year-old Theoni Flemings of Islington, St Mary.

* Thirty-two-year-old Dale Douglas of Colegate, St Ann.

* Twenty-three-year-old Richard Jackson of Hart Street, Kingston.

* Twenty-year-old Tajar Lynch of Runaway Bay, St Ann.

The police say the incident happened sometime between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 14, when an argument that developed among the men, got physical.

The injured inmate was taken to hospital where he was treated and is back the custody.

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