A Westmoreland man who was implicated in the April 2021 murder of 50-year-old Burchell Mandison has been charged with Murder and other firearm-related offences following his capture in Kingston on Friday, May 7.

He is 33-year-old Alando Clarke otherwise called ‘Rat’, of Baggy Road, Water Works in Whithorn, Westmoreland. He is also charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm. 

Mandison, who is from Heavy Sand, Waterworks in Westmoreland, was reportedly at home about 9:30 p.m. when Clarke and another man attacked him and shot him several times. Mandison was assisted by the police to the hospital where he was treated and admitted in serious condition. He succumbed to his injuries on Sunday, April 18.

Clarke was apprehended during an operation in the Seaview Gardens, Kingston 11. He was officially charged on Monday, May 10, 2021, after an interview. 

His court date is being finalised.