Nephew accused of killing, dismembering uncle arrested

June 29, 2022

The police have confirmed that Samuel Waldo, the man listed as a person of interest in the murder of 77-year-old Derrick ‘Reds’ Lindsay was arrested in his community last night.

Waldo, who is Lindsay’s nephew, was named a prime suspect after his uncle’s dismembered, burnt remains were found stuffed in suitcases earlier this month.

Investigations led to Waldo’s house at Brooks Level in Stony Hill where blood stains were found inside his home.

Two suitcases were also missing from the home shared by the two men.

Derrick’s daughter, Lorna Lindsay told The Star that her father was killed at his Brooks Level, St Andrew home and his dismembered body stuffed into two suitcases and transported approximately five miles by taxi to the dumping site in the woodland.

The taxi driver who was reportedly chartered, took the police to the location in Cavaliers where he dropped of the suspect with what appeared to be luggage.

The police and community members launched a search and Lindsay’s dismembered, burnt remains were found in bushes about 11:00 a.m Monday June 6.

Waldo, now in the custody of the St Andrew North police, is to be questioned by investigators as their probe continues. 

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