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Two More Arrested, One For Murder, in January Shooting

April 20, 2009 — Two more men were arrested Friday, one charged with murder and one with reckless endangerment and possession of an unlicensed firearm, in connection with the Jan. 23 shooting incident that left a man dead at the Lorraine Village Apartments.
Pasha Kimoni Lincoln, 29, was arrested about 10 a.m. Friday on a warrant issued by Judge Julio Brady. Lincoln was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old George Ronald Simpson.
Lincoln was born on St. Croix and lives in the Mutual Homes housing community. His bail was set at $300,000. He was remanded to the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility pending further court action.
Detectives from the Major Crime Investigation Bureau arrested Jamal Francis, 21, at about 6:15 p.m. Friday in the Estate La Grange area.
Police said Francis was present in the Lorraine Village Apartments on Jan. 23 when a group of individuals in a pickup truck came into the area and open fired, killing Simpson.
Francis is reported to have returned fire with his unlicensed firearm in the direction of the truck. He was held on $150,000 bail and he was remanded to the Golden Grove Correctional Facility pending further court action.
Lincoln is the sixth suspect arrested in Simpson's murder. Also facing charges of first-degree murder are Adrian Benjamin, 24, arrested Jan. 24; Jamal Rivera, 23, arrested Feb. 2; and Isaac S. Roger, 26, and Clinton Edwards, 31, both arrested March 12.
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