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St Thomas man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 9:27 AMShanna Monteith/Gleaner Writer

Thirty-one year-old Odaine Keyes, the St Thomas man charged with the Boxing Day 2016 murder of his girlfriend in Arcadia has pleaded guilty.

He is to be sentenced in the St Thomas Circuit Court on March 21.

Keyes' girlfriend, 19-year-old Tashoy Barrett, was found with her throat slashed at the home they shared. 

Her body was found by friends who went in search of her after calls to her phone went unanswered.

A week later, Keyes, who had gone on the run, turned himself in to the police .

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