Murder

Prisoner charged with double murder

A Remand Yard prisoner has been charged with the murders of Damien Daniel and Clint Hernandez, which occurred on Thursday 19th January, 2017.

Mark Marshall, 25, of Simon Road Extension, Carapo, was charged following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, SC, on Monday 16th April, 2018.

Daniel, 38, a labourer, of Maloney and Hernandez, 31, also a labourer, of Brazil Village, were both found dead in a black Land Rover SUV motor vehicle, along Simon Road Extension, Carapo, by officers attached to the La Horquetta Crime Patrol.

Two charged with killing Daniel Cooper

A construction worker and a PH driver were remanded in custody yesterday when they appeared in court charged with the murder of Vistabella father Daniel Cooper.

Richard Ramkerry, 48, of Realize Road, Barrackpore and Andell Steele, 29, of La Ruffin Village, Moruga, made a brief appearance in the San Fernando court before Magistrate Alicia Chankar.

The charge alleged that between April 8 and April 12 they murdered Cooper at Cedar Hill Estate Road, Borde Narve, Princes Town.

Security guard murdered

A 41-year-old security guard has been shot and killed.

Shortly before 8 pm Wednesday evening, Paul Rajkumar, a security guard attached to Shields Security Services got into an altercation with a man.

During the fracas which took place at an establishment near Albion Plaza, Victoria Avenue, the assailant pulled out a gun and shot Rajkumar several times about the body.

The father of four was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival. Investigations are ongoing.

 

17-year-old boy in court for baby's murder

A 17-year-old boy is to appear before the Children's Court, charged with the sexual assault and murder of a 15-month-old baby girl.

Last Wednesday, the mother of the child entrusted her in the care of the male relative at her home in Palo Seco.

When she returned home later that day she discovered her daughter unresponsive.

The girl was rushed to the Siparia Health Facility where she was pronounced dead.

An autopsy revealed that the girl died from blunt force trauma to the head, a further medical examination revealed that the girl's hymen was ruptured.

Body bearing stab wounds found in Princes Town

The body of a man bearing stab wounds has been discovered along M1 Road, Princes Town.

CNC3 news understands that shortly before 4am, officers of the St Madeline Police Station responded to a report that a body was seen lying in a drain.

Upon arrival, they discovered the lifeless body of a man of African descent had wounds on the head, back, chest, and arms.

The victim's Nissan vehicle was also found a short distance away from the scene, there were dents to the front door and fender.

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the man.

 

Family wants justice for Snoogy’s killing

The body of a man found at Fort George in St James has been identified as Mark “Snoogy” Singh, 22.

The body was identified by relatives yesterday at the Forensic Science Centre. Singh lived at Ross Lands in St James.

Singh’s body was found along a track at Fort George at about 6.30 pm on Sunday. His body was clad in a blue jersey and a pair of side-striped sweat pants.

Speaking with the T&T Guardian yesterday, a close male relative of Singh, who wished for his name to be withheld, described Singh’s killer or killers as cowards.

Murder in Cocorite

A man has been shot and killed in Cocorite.

Shortly after 9:30 pm on Sunday, residents along Harding Place heard several loud explosions.

The police were called in and upon arrival discovered a man lying in a pool of blood.

The man's body bore several gunshot wounds.

He was taken to hospital but pronounced dead on arrival.

Police are yet to confirm the man's identity.

Murder in Maloney

A man has been shot and killed in Maloney.

Shortly after 9 pm on Thursday, a man identified as Keston, also known as "Word", was at Building 14 in Maloney, when a gunman approached him and opened fire.

The police were called in and upon arrival discovered the man lying in a pool of blood.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say the victim was known to them.

Investigations are ongoing.

 

Leon Bebe's murder concerns PM

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says he remains deeply concerned about the "wanton violence" plaguing Trinidad and Tobago and strongly condemns the recent unlawful killing of teen farmer, Leon Bebe.

A statement by the Office of the Prime Minister says that from all accounts, Bebe, 19, was an ambitious and hardworking entrepreneur who fully immersed himself in the field of agriculture.

Sando man charged with murder of 90-year-old woman

A San Fernando man is expected to appear before a Scarborough Magistrate today, charged with the murder of 90-year-old Neila Samuel, which occurred sometime between Saturday 24th and Friday 29th March, 2018.

Rudy Bissoon, 52, a painter, of Gopaul Street, San Fernando, was charged with murder, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, SC, on Tuesday 10th April, 2018.

Officers attached to the Crown Point Police Station had cause to stop a Nissan Juke motor vehicle, with a lone male occupant on Friday 29th March, 2018.

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