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Two men charged with premeditated murder

Two men were yesterday charged with the premeditated murder of George Lynch.

The 40-year-old was shot dead outside a house on Midland Heights Crescent, Hamilton Parish, on May 5, 2010.

Wolda Gardner, 33 and Rickai Dickinson, 28, were not required to enter a plea to the charge. They were further accused of using a firearm to commit the offence.

The charges are indictable and must be heard in Supreme Court.

Mr Gardner and Mr Dickinson were yesterday remanded into custody and their case set down for mention on January 28.

Lawyer Larry Mussenden appeared for Mr Gardner.

Charles Richardson appeared for Mr Dickinson, who has retained lawyer Craig Attridge.

Mr Lynch was shot outside a Hamilton Parish residence while visiting a friend.

Police said at the time of the shooting that he was not believed to be the intended target.

George Lynch

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Published January 15, 2013 at 8:00 am (Updated January 14, 2013 at 11:35 pm)

Two men charged with premeditated murder

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