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Nov 12, 2012

Recent high school students graduate to murder charge

Stephan Devon Jenkins

Turning to the courts, two eighteen year olds who recently graduated from High School are facing a possible future in prison. Ashton Steve Thompson and Stephan Devon Jenkins were charged today for the murder of fifty-four year old Dennis Anthony Williams, who was killed during a robbery attempt at Three Stars Quality Chicken on Vernon Street last Thursday.  According to police, just before midday the armed men entered the business, but Williams, an employee tried to fight them off. During a struggle with one of them, the weapon fell but the assailant retrieved it and fatally shot Williams.

Ashton Steve Thompson

Police responded to the incident and were quick to detain two of four suspects and recovered a nine millimeter pistol with three rounds of ammunition at the crime scene. As a result, Thompson and Jenkins were also charged for keeping an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.  They appeared unrepresented before Senior Magistrate, Sharon Frazer and pleaded not guilty to the two firearm offenses. For the charge of murder, no plea was taken since the charge is an indictable offense. Both men have been remanded to the Belize Central Prison until December thirteenth.

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5 Responses for “Recent high school students graduate to murder charge”

  1. Storm says:

    18 is old enough to hang. A shame to waste the education they received.

  2. Rod says:

    Hang them hang them high

  3. jungle says:

    what a shame on you parents backing up your criminal sons, insted of talking the truth you are all teaching him to lie, hang them all because they are lazy to work, nobody want to give job to a criminal

  4. Bzn says:

    It always pains my heart to hear mothers, sisters and grandmothers on the radio and tv

    Trying their best to explain how good their son brother and grandson is when the reality of the situation is they are lyring to themselves.

    We are blessed in this country and still these young men want money but are too big to get up and work for it.

    A real man gets up and puts in his fair share of work and reaps the fruits of his hard work.

    The sad part of this situation is we lost a hard working dedicated person because of some lazy good for nothing fools who will now hide behind the women in their lives.
    If they did get any money it would be gone within 2 days because you didnt work for it

    Shame on you guys – do the right thing be a man and tell the truth and spend the time for your actions!

  5. Seletar says:

    @Bzn — great post. I agree with every word. It should be a read as a sermon in every church in the country this Sunday.

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