Port of Spain man expected to appear in court charged with murder of school principal

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 12:15

A Port of Spain man is expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate today charged with the murder of Jezelle Fournillier.

Kirk Fields, 43, of East Dry River, Port of Spain, was charged with the offence following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on January 13th.

According to police reports, Ms. Fournillier, 43, a pre-school principal, was at her place of work in Port of Spain with her students on January 6th, when a man known to her entered and dealt her several stab wounds about the body, before leaving.

The victim was taken to the Port of Spain General Hospital for treatment, where she died.

Fields subsequently surrendered himself to officers of the Besson Street Police Station on that same date.

Following investigations into the incident, Fields was charged by PC Garcia of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations, Region 1, on Monday 13th January 2020