Longdenville bishop charged with murder

A Longdenville Bishop is due to appear before a Chaguanas Magistrate today, charged with the murder of his common-law wife, Alisa Ali Corbin, which occurred on Saturday 13th October, 2018.

Melroy Corbin, 45, of Lamont Street, Longdenville, was charged with the offence, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on Monday 22nd October, 2018.

Ali-Corbin, 42, a Baptist pastor, of the same address, was at home on Saturday 13th October, 2018, when she got into an argument with a male relative.

During the altercation, the victim was stabbed multiple times in the face by the man, who then ran off.

The victim was taken to hospital where she died. Corbin was arrested hours later on Sunday 14th October, 2018, in the Eastern Division.

Investigations were supervised by W/ASP (Ag.) Lucia Winchester and Insps. Learie Figaro and Darryl Coorie, all of Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI) Region 3, while Corbin was charged by W/Cpl Jane Stephen-James, also of HBI Region 3, on Monday 22nd October, 2018

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