Murder accused appears in court after surrendering to police


    A Morvant man has appeared in court charged with murder after surrendering to police.

    Following a report of assault on March 20th 2021, first responders found the body of Allan Gerard Sanchez, burnt beyond recognition, at an incomplete concrete structure at Romain Lands.

    39-year-old Jason Stapleton of St Francois Valley Road surrendered on Tuesday 13th April 2021.

    He was charged on Monday 19th April and remanded into custody after his court appearance today.

    Stapleton is expected to reappear in court on May 18th 2021.