Man Charged With Murder Of His 82-year-old Grandson

Police have confirmed that the Ponds Estate man held for questioning in the death of his 82-year-old grandmother has been charged with murder. WINN FM understands that 28-year-old Michael Nicholas, who has been in police custody since Monday, was formally arrested and charged on a Warrant, in the first instance, for the offence of Murder on Thursday.

He was charged for causing the death his grandmother, Bernice Iona Nicholas, at their home in Ponds Estate on Sunday. An autopsy determined the elderly woman, who had been bedridden for some time, had been manually suffocated.

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