Man, 24, is charged in connection with murders of British couple

Man, 24, is charged with fraud in connection with murders of British Windrush migrant and his wife of 55 years whose burned bodies were found near their Jamaica home

  • Saqeino Farr, 24, is charged with seven counts fraud in relation to the couple 
  • Farr is accused of stealing more than £46,000 from their credit card accounts
  • Charlie Anderson, 74, and wife Gayle, 71, were murdered at their home in June
  • They had emigrated to Jamaica from Manchester having lived for years in Britain 

Police hunting the killer of British pensioners Charlie and Gayle Anderson in Jamaica have today charged a man with fraud and stealing money from their accounts.

Saqeino Farr, 24, is accused of seven counts of obtaining goods by means of false pretence and conspiracy to defraud.

The police say, Farr, whose mother worked as a domestic helper for the victims 74-year-old Charlie Anderson, and his wife Gayle, 71, allegedly stole more than £46,000 from their credit card accounts and then went shopping.

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Gayle Anderson, 71, and her husband Charlie, 74, were discovered ‘partially burned’ near their home in Mount Pleasant, Jamaica in June

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‘The police have charged a young man whose family was known to the Anderson family. His mother knew the deceased couple very well and was always in their house helping them out.

‘She looked after their property for them and also helped out with domestic chores in and around the house.’ said the source.’She was paid well to worked for them.’

Farr is to appear in the Portland Parish Court next Tuesday.

The partially burnt bodies of the elderly British couple were found at their home in Mount Pleasant on Friday, June 22.

The police investigating the murder have theorised the pensioners were killed to thwart the investigation into the fraud.

Charlie and Gayle Anderson, aged 74 and 71, were ‘pillars of the community’ and ‘hugely popular and loved by many’, their two sons said.

Pictures taken outside the couple’s Jamaica home show burned out windows and smashed property

The couple had been married for 55 years and recently retired to Mount Pleasant, Jamaica, after living in Manchester.

Meanwhile, Officers will question him further after his court appearance said a police source.

‘Police are still waiting for the DNA evidence along with other important items before they can press charges.’ said the source.

‘They need irrefutable evidence as they strive to build an airtight case which can bring about a successful conviction in court. They are working on the assumption that whoever carried out the fraud could be the murder suspect. The credit card trail is what they are working with which could lead them to someone being charged.’

The couple’s home in Mount Pleasant was badly burned on the night of their murder in June

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