(Jamaica Gleaner) Police Corporal Roan Morrison and Constable Collis 'Chucky' Brown have been freed of criminal charges in the so called police death squad trial.

For almost five weeks, the cops were on trial for murder and wounding with intent.

But after deliberating for one hour and 45 minutes, the jury found them not guilty.

During the five-week trial, 18 witnesses were called.

It's relief for both men.

While in custody last night, Brown learned that his father had passed away.

Justice Jennifer Straw, who presided over the trial, had told the jurors that they should arrive at a verdict based on the evidence before them.

She also told them that, if possible, their verdict must be unanimous.

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