Deputy DPP orders inquest into stabbing death of 17-year-old

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 09:15

Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore-Paul, has ordered an inquest into the stabbing death of 17-year-old Reshard Singh, which occurred on Monday 12th February, 2018, in the Chaguanas district.

A 29-year-old man of Carsen Field, who had been detained in relation to the killing, has been released pending the outcome of the inquest. Singh, of Brad Street, Ramsaran Park, Chaguanas, was walking along the Southern Main Road, Chaguanas, in the vicinity of Factory Road, when he got into an altercation with a group of men.

He was stabbed about the body and later died at the Chaguanas Health Facility where he was taken by a relative.

The inquest was ordered by the Deputy DPP on Sunday 18th February, 2018.