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McKnight Man Charged With Murder In BVI

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Published 31 July 2017

Buckie Got It, St. Kitts and Nevis News

McKnight Man Charged With Murder In BVI

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): BVI police have arrested and charged a 22-year-old St. Kitts native with two counts of murder.

On Friday (July 28) BVI police informed that Shakeel Ryan of Long Look, Tortola, originally from Lower Shaw Avenue in St. Kitts, was charged the murders of David Springette and Shawn Richards, both killed earlier this year.

Ryan was jointly charged with Shakilla Hanley, 29, a female resident of Long Look. They are also charged with attempted murder in the case of David Springette.

According to the police release, Richards was shot outside his residence in Long Look on the evening of May 6 and succumbed to his injuries on May 8. Springette was shot and killed outside the Wayside Bar in Fat Hogs Bay on the evening of June 21. Springette had survived two earlier attempts made on his life.

Ryan and Hanley are in police custody awaiting the next available court date.

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