Lawmen assigned to the Port Maria Police have arrested and charged a mother and daughter with Conspiracy to Murder and the Murder of 26-year-old Jerome Forrester, otherwise called ‘Mop Head’, of Tank Lane, Oracabessa, St. Mary who was killed in his community by his relatives on Friday, December 25.

Charged are 63-year-old Leverana Forrester, otherwise called ‘Jemage’, and 32-year-old Ann-Marie Forrester, otherwise called ‘Pinky’, both of Tank Lane, Oracabessa, St. Mary.

On Monday, December 28 Jerome was reported missing by his sister and a search was launched. The next day, a partially decomposing, dismembered body was found in knitted bags behind the family’s yard. Investigators believe that the mother and sister of Forrester conspired and killed him.

Both women were arrested on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 and later charged following an interview. Their court date is being finalised.