St. Joseph man appears in court for double murder

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 11:15

Kurt Scott, 32, will appear in court today charged with the murder of 84-year-old Ferdinand Felix and 29 year old Chriss Brewster.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A St. Joseph man has appeared before a Tunapuna Magistrate, charged with the murders of Ferdinand Felix and Chriss Brewster, which occurred on Monday 30th October, 2017.

KURT SCOTT, 32, a handyman, of Freeman Road, St. Joseph, appeared before Magistrate Gail Gonzales, in the Tunapuna 2nd Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday 8th November, 2017, to answer to the charges. 

The matter was adjourned to Wednesday 22nd November, 2017. 

Mr. Felix, 84, of Wellington Street, St. Joseph and his tenant, Ms. Brewster, 29, a seamstress, of the same address, were found dead in separate rooms of the building in which they lived, following a fire which destroyed the property. 

SCOTT, was charged by Cpl Fareed Mohammed of Homicide Bureau of Investigations, Region 2, on Tuesday 7th November, 2017, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, SC, on that same day.