Police in Nevis have confirmed that they arrested and charged Itasha Dellisser of Shaw’s Road, New Castle, and her son Shane Dwayne Oliver Shorter, of the same address, with attempted murder and burglary.
The defendants were charged for the offences which police said were committed on Tuesday 1stOctober 2013.
Police also explained that the mother, Dellisser, was actually charged with accessory after the fact, for attempted murder and accessory after the fact, for burglary.
She is alleged to have been informed of what transpired between her son, Shorter, and the alleged victim, a medical university student on Nevis. It is further alleged that Dellisser facilitated her son’s attempt to evade detection through departure for Jamaica at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport where he was apprehended by detectives from the Violent Crime Unit.
The investigation is still ongoing and persons with information regarding this case are being asked by police to call Crime Stoppers at 1 800-8477.