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.