Nathaniel Ellis charged with Arima triple murder

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 12:45

One man is expected to appear before an Arima Magistrate today charged with a triple murder which occurred in Arima on January 6th.

Nathaniel Ellis, 31, of Pinto Road, Arima, was charged yesterday in connection with the deaths of 39-year-old Damien Chuniesingh, 31-year-old Polly Chuniesingh, both of Getwell Avenue, Pinto Road, Arima and their uncle, Canadian national, 55-year-old Deoraj Chuniesingh, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC.

The bodies of the three victims were found at Damien’s home on January 6th.

An autopsy found that they had all been strangled to death.

Quantities of jewellery and cash were subsequently found to be missing from the premises.

According to police reports, an investigation was launched into the incident which resulted in Ellis being arrested by officers of the Pinto Police Station on January 8th.

Investigations were supervised by ASP Sean Dhilpaul and Sgt. Hosein, both of Homicide Bureau of Investigations, Region 2, while Ellis was charged by Sgt. Hosein.