The incident occurred in a bar in the village of old Road on Tuesday 4th December, when the two were seen having drinks in the shop.
A police release on Monday confirmed that they have formally charged Dudley Tyson of Old Road aka “Tan-Talla” of Green Tree Housing Project, for the offence of Murder committed on Ivan Vaughan on 4th December 2012.
A police report indicated that the two companions got into an argument in the bar but that the altercation eventually led to a violent and fatal result. Tyson is therefore accused of hitting Vaughn in the head with a piece of pipe. Though the victim was rushed to hospital, he later died from his injuries.
In other police news, it is reported that Jermaine Carey, alias Mogol, 28 yrs old ,of Stone Castle Tabernacle Village, was convicted for the offence of Threat to Kill, which was committed on the 19th march, 2012, at Tabernacle Village.
He was fined $800.00, which is to be paid by the 18th December this year, or in default, will serve 30 days in prison at hard labour.
The matter was heard in the Sandy Point Magistrate’s Court.