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By Zaya Williams
Dorian Marshall and Shalom Bailey, who were previously accused of the murder of 42-year-old Charlesworth Richards Jr from Liberta, are no longer facing that murder charge.
Richards tragically lost his life after being shot multiple times at the scene in Ras Freeman, Liberta. The alleged assailants entered the estate by jumping a back gate and reportedly demanded money and drugs before making their escape in Richards’ SUV.
On June 21, 2017, police discovered spent shells, thousands of marijuana plants, and several pounds of cured cannabis at the location of Richards Jr’s fatal shooting.
For several years, the two defendants awaited their trial in the High Court, but the prosecution recently decided not to pursue the cases.
However, Marshall’s case was dropped conditionally, as the prosecution actively sought one of their key witnesses.