Carenage fisherman charged with murder

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 12:00

A Carenage man has appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate, charged with the murder of Nekyon Anthony Jones and burglary against his mother, Maureen Gill-Jones, which occurred on Monday 18th September, 2017.

Miguel Roberts aka ‘Tata’, ‘Fatboy’ and ‘Winger’, 31, a fisherman, of Sea View Hill, Carenage, appeared before Senior Magistrate Nanette Forde-John in the Port of Spain 4th Magistrates’ Court on Friday 27th October, 2017, to answer to the charges.

The matter was adjourned to Friday 24th November, 2017.

Gill-Jones, 66, was at her Benedictine Street, Carenage home on Monday 18th September, 2017, when she was accosted by an armed intruder inside the house.

She called out to her son, 39-year-old Jones, who upon seeing the gunman fled the house.

The intruder chased Jones into the street and shot him several times in the back.

He was taken to the hospital where he died.

Roberts was charged by WPC Lashley, of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations, Region 1, on Thursday 26th October, 2017 after advice was received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard.