Wife, boyfriend appear in court for husband's murder

A Rio Claro woman and her boyfriend appeared before Senior Magistrate Gloria Jasmath, charged with the murder of her husband, Larry Garcia. 

The murder occurred on Wednesday 27th September, 2017, a police statement said.

The matter was adjourned to Monday 6th November, 2017.

Sharmellia Garcia, 28, a homemaker of Ecclesville, Rio Claro and Remueako Jarvis, 32, a labourer of Beharry Trace, Rio Claro, were charged with murder after advice was received from Director of Public Prosecutions Roger Gaspard, on Friday 6th October, 2017.

Garcia, 31, also of Ecclesville, Rio Claro, was found dead at his home on Wednesday 27th September, 2017 with chop wounds to his head and neck.

His death was initially believed to be as a result of a home invasion.

Garcia and Jarvis were charged by PC Carlon Denoon of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations, Region 2, on Friday 6th October, 2017.