Correctional officer charged with murder

March 17, 2023

A correctional officer has been charged with murder stemming from the death of an inmate whilst in custody at the Tower Street Correctional Centre on July 4, 2020.

According to reports, 34-year-old correctional officer Andre Morris was charged after he and a co-worker alleged beat to death Darron Brown during his time in custody. 

Morris was charged following a ruling from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP).

An arrest warrant was executed on Morris on Thursday, March 16. He was immediately placed before the court and was granted bail.

Morris is to return to the St Andrew Parish Court on Tuesday, May 16.

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