Diego Martin man charged with murder

A Diego Martin man is expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate today, charged with the stabbing death of Dane Anthony Franklin, which occurred on March 27th.

Robert Benoit, 31, of Bagatelle Road, was charged with murder following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on April 1st.

According to police reports Mr. Franklin, 21, also of Bagatelle Road, Diego Martin, was found dead at his home on March 27th, with a stab wound to the neck, following an altercation with another man. 

The accused was subsequently arrested by Western Division officers on that same date. 

Investigations were supervised by W/ASP Suzette Martin, of Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI), Region 1, while Benoit was charged by PC Antonio Pereira, also of HBI 1, on April 1st.

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