Coryal Man Charged with Murder

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 13:45

A  Coryal  man  is  expected  to  appear  before  an  Arima  Magistrate  today, charged with the murder of Paul Carrera, which occurred on Friday 31 January 2020.

Following advice received from the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions on Tuesday 11 February 2020, murder charges were laid against 45-year-old GLEN JOSEPH of Carmichael Village, Coryal.

According to official police reports, 51-year-old Paul Carrera, of Cumuto Main Road, Tamana, was standing along the roadway at Talparo Junction, on Wednesday 29 January 2020, when he was approached by an assailant armed with a piece of wood.

The assailant proceeded  to  hit  the  victim  several  blows  to  the  head  with  the  piece  of wood before escaping.

The victim was taken to the Arima Health Facility for treatment before being transferred to the intensive care unit of the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, where he died  on Friday 31 January 2020.

A suspect subsequently surrendered to officers of the La Horquetta Police Station on Monday 3 February 2020.

Investigations  were  supervised  by  ASP  Sean  Dhilpaul  of  the  Homicide Bureau  of  Investigations (Region 2). Glen Joseph, was charged  by  PC Marvin Burke, of the San Raphael Police Station.



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