Barbados: 5 Charged with murder of British national

Barbados Today:-Police are reporting a major breakthrough in their investigations into the murder of 49-year-old British businessman Steven Weare, who was reported missing last month.

Lawmen have also confirmed that the body of a Caucasian man, which was discovered in a remote area at Melverton, St George on Friday, September 1, was Weare’s.

The British car salesman, from Kirkham in Lancashire, was last seen alive in Burger King’s car park at University Drive, Black Rock, St Michael on August 23.

he director of Fylde Motor Company, who was reportedly staying at Newcastle Plantation House in St John at the time, was no stranger to the island.

As a result of his death, police have arrested and charged 35-year-old Sunil Decourcey Brome of #7, Alamanda Drive, West Terrace, St James; 30-year-old Keino Nakito Griffith of Pounders Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael; 26-year-old Christopher Darnley Michael Clarke of Oughterson, St Philip; 26-year-old Torio Akiro Watson of Block 6D, Field Road, Wildey, St Michael and 27-year-old Basil Alphonso Branch of Morris Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael.

The accused men are all expected to appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court later today.