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Harrigan now charged with Daway’s murder

Rafael Harrigan being escorted to court recently.

Rafael Harrigan has been charged with murder.

That officially makes the 27-year-old the third person accused of killing Trumayne Daway in Brandywine Bay late last month.

The other two accused persons are 21-year-old Maybelline Rodriguez and 26-year-old Vernon Bernard.

Up to recently, Harrigan’s involvement in the murder case was only for his alleged possession of the firearm used to kill Daway, and taking a conveyance without authority.

Police made the announcement of Harrigan’s fresh charge in a media release on Wednesday afternoon (March 14).

The murder

Police had found Daway unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in Brandywine Bay on Wednesday morning (February 28).

He had gunshot wounds to his body and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Kim Hollis recently described the other two accused (Bernard and Rodriguez) as the masterminds behind the murder.

Bernard and Rodriguez allegedly had WhatsApp conversations detailing parts of the plan to kill Daway.

It is alleged that the two accused also shared photos of the murder weapon during their conversations.

The DPP further alleged that Rodriguez was the honeytrap used to lure Daway, who wanted to have sex with the accused woman at the time.

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  1. Observant says:

    Well-loved. Like or Dislike: Thumb up 19 Thumb down 5

    Amen. Justice was served righteously. There’s still time for all three of them to seek God, repent and walk always in righteousness.

  2. To observant says:

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    Well passion didn’t seek his before his death

  3. Thank God! says:

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    Thats was good work officers… I wanted to know if you would let this boy go after been involve in something so serious…. Not even get charge for accessory to the murder.. hmm.. I was saying it fishy but at least some tolian have sense.


    • smh says:

      Hot debate. What do you think? Thumb up 11 Thumb down 8

      Left it alone to the local popo’s, his charges would have been dropped (family in force). But thank God, UK police dive deep

      • Dice says:

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        It’s a cohesive effort my dear, just in some instances there is need for the public assistance or cooperation with the police to help fight crime. TOGETHER, WE CAN FIGHT CRIME!

  4. Hmmm says:

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    One makes you wonder if these guys could’ve possibly been involved in some of the other nonsense that been going on in this place…

  5. Good Job says:

    Well-loved. Like or Dislike: Thumb up 11 Thumb down 0

    Now move on to the unsolved criminals roaming our streets.

    • Jail House says:

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      The powers that be needs to look into why prisoners are in possession of cellphones and are allowed to communicate with the outside world. You can only wonder what schemes some of them are planning while behind bars especially the child mole$ ter$ they deserve no privilege like cellphones,but I guess when you have family members working at said prison where you are incarcerated,you’re allowed whatever you want.

  6. .... says:

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    He seems to be a very naughty young man who deserves to have his bottom spanked!

  7. Confusion says:

    Poorly-rated. Like or Dislike: Thumb up 1 Thumb down 4

    Hidden due to low comment rating. Click here to see.

    • ttt says:

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      Where’s the confusion? In everyday life all over the world persons get convicted of one crime before it leads to new evidence being revealed for them to be convicted of another. I swear, setta stupidy ppl on here.

  8. Anonymous says:

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    Cat-o-nine tail” should be legal and in every home, school and prison, and should be utilized whenever needed from childhood up.

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