Nephew Charged in the Murder of Former Heavy Weight Boxing Champion Trevor Berbick


The 20 year old nephew, Harold Berbick, and another 18 year old man have been charged in the murder of former Heavy Weight Boxing Champion Trevor Burbik in Jamaica

Harold Berbick and an 18-year-old man from the same eastern region were charged late Thursday and were to appear in court Friday, Const. Courtney Gibbs said.


The body of Berbick, 51, was discovered in a church courtyard Oct. 28 in his home parish of Portland, about 130 kilometres east of the Jamaican capital. Berbick suffered blows to the back of his head. A five-centimetre-thick metal pipe found at the scene is believed to be the murder weapon. (The Star)

The two, Harold and Trevor Berbick have had a reported long-running land dispute according to police.

Harold Berbick, who had been involved in a land dispute with his uncle, allegedly killed him as part of the long-running feud, police Sgt. Jubert Llewellyn said. (International Herald Tribune)

Trevor Berbick has had quite the checkered past and run ins with the law. He had been living in Jamaica since being deported from the US in 2002.

Posted November 3, 2006 by
Crime, Sports, World | 2 comments

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    2 Responses to “Nephew Charged in the Murder of Former Heavy Weight Boxing Champion Trevor Berbick”

    1. glad2bAmerican on November 4th, 2006 1:40 am

      Glad to see Jamaica recognizes a crime!

    2. Patti on November 6th, 2006 8:38 pm

      Now why couldn’t they have atleast made it a fair fight?
      Live by the pipe, die by the pipe??? That just doesn’t
      sound right.

      Barbaric: Boxing should be outlawed!!!

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