Investigators from the Manchester Police Division have arrested and charged a man with the murder of 67-year-old Duwen Wallace, otherwise called ‘Jackie Wallace’, of Christiana in the parish, on May 31.
Charged is 29-year-old Ricardo Kennedy, otherwise called ‘Ricky’, of Dobson district in Coleyville, Christiana, Manchester.
Reports are that on May 30, Wallace and Kennedy were at a bar in the area when Wallace spoke about a quantity of cash that he had.
A day later, Wallace’s home was ransacked and his body later found with multiple stab wounds.
The police were summoned to the scene of the crime, which was pocessed and the body removed to the morgue.
On Wednesday, August 11, Kennedy was arrested after being allegedly found in possession of a cellular phone that belonged to Wallace.