September 13, 2018 – The bail application of former police officer, Oshane Thompson has been denied. The reserved judgment was handed down in the St. Mary Parish Court this morning.

The Parish Judge denied bail on the positions of possible witness interference and the accused being a flight risk.

The case is scheduled for Committal Proceedings on October 2, 2018.

Background

Mr. Thompson was arrested by JCF officials on Thursday, August 30 upon his return to Jamaica and was charged for the murder of Kriston Pearson on May 7, 2017, following an investigation by the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM).

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