Farmer arrested for murder in Westmoreland JA

By Rumi Samuel Published on August 19, 2021
Farmer arrested for murder in Westmoreland JA

Twenty-five-year-old Westmoreland farmer Aldeno Washington has been charged with murder.

He is being accused of killing 45-year-old Lincoln Stewart, a labourer of Ashton district in Bethel Town in the parish, on Friday, July 16.

The police report that about 9:45 p.m. on the day in question, the accused was seen burying a large object on a farm in the community.

It is further reported that on Wednesday, July 21, a resident discovered Stewart's body and summoned the police.

On their arrival, the police say the body was seen in a decomposing state.

The scene was processed and the body removed.

A probe was then launched.

Washington was charged on Tuesday after turning himself in to the police in the company of his attorney.

His court date is being finalized.

Rumi Samuel

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