Teenagers charged with attempted murder, conspiracy to murder

CrimeSceneAMANCHESTER, Jamaica — The Manchester Police have charged two teenagers Anthony Forbes, 18, and an unnamed 16 year old, both of Mile Gully in the parish, with attempted murder and conspiracy to murder.

Reports from the Mandeville Police are that the teens were arrested following a probe into reports of a missing 16-year-old, who left for school on Tuesday February 11 and did not return home.

Following investigations, the Police were led to a cave in Newhall district, Manchester, on Thursday February 13 where the missing teen was found suffering from multiple stab wounds and burns to his body.

The teen, found approximately 516 feet underground, was removed from the cave and taken to the Mandeville Regional Hospital where he was admitted.

The accused teens will appear before the Manchester Resident Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, February 20.

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