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Friday, April 04, 2008

Jamaican Bomber facing Criminal Charges

Kevin Brown, the Jamaican born ex-military member (who has been in police custody since Tuesday) who tried to carry bomb making items on the plane, may be facing criminal charges. US Magistrate Karla Spaulding ruled that the prosecution had enough evidence against Brown to pursue a criminal case against him, when he appeared at the Orlando Division of the United States District Court yesterday evening.

Kevin, who went to Priory School,suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome. He served in Iraq and claimed he going to show some of his friends in Jamaica the types of bombs they had in Iraq. Couldn't he just had taken pictures?

Kevin was discharged from the army due to cited medical reasons. It was stated that after the death of his mother that he sunk into depression and started binge drinking. for medical reasons and sunk into a deep depression following the murder of his 52-year-old mother. Brown's father died when he was a baby, his mother raised him and his brother on his own.

Source: Jamaican Observer
Jamaica Gleaner



Bwoy, mi really sorry for him.The hell of Iraq and the vicious murder of his mother apparently pushed him over the edge.Now he is facing a real hell in terms of criminal charges and possibly a protracted period in US federal prison.

iriegal said...

It is sad esteban, he like many returning military members did not get the proper help for post traumatic stress syndrome.

You can't keep seeing images of war and not go crazy.