Mother of teen charged with murder says he was warned about bad company


“If ya don’t hear, ya guh feel” were the words of a mother to her 18-year-old son as he appeared before the Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan charged with murder.

Leon Patterson, a fruit vendor of ‘B’ Field Sophia, Greater Georgetown, was not required to plead to the charge which alleged that October 5, 2019, at Hummingbird Street, North Ruimveldt he murdered 53-year-old Darrell Breedy during the course of a robbery.

Patterson did not have legal representation and was remanded to prison until February 10, 2020.

Patterson’s mother did not offer any comfort and noted that he has other matters before the court since he was 16-years-old. The mother claimed that her son would follow “bad company” and was always warned about it.

Two weeks ago, Terrence Pitt, called ‘Sonna Boy’ or ‘Shots’, was also charged with the murder of Breedy and is currently on remand.

It is alleged that Pitt implicated Patterson as his accomplice in Breedy’s murder.

Breedy, a father of two, who was shot in the abdomen when masked bandits invaded his house at around 03:00hrs on October 5, 2019.

The bandits carted a television set and GY$11,000. Breedy was shot after he put up a fight with the two armed bandits.

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