August 14, 2019 – Six members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) were, this morning, charged by the Inspectorate and Professional Standards Oversight Bureau (IPROB) following an investigation by INDECOM and a ruling by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) for the murder of Matthew Lee, Mark Allen and Ucliffe Dyer on January 12, 2013. The officers are: Sergeant Simroy Mott, Corporal Donovan Fullerton, Constables Andrew Smith, Sheldon Richards, Orandy Rose and Richard Lynch. Corporal Fullerton was further charged with making a false statement to INDECOM.
All six officers were taken before the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court and were granted bail in the sum of $600,000.00 each, with sureties. The matter is set for mention on September 30, 2019.
The Commission’s Report for this incident was completed in May 2017, but the charges have been pending because of court actions by the police.