PM at funeral of Tobago double-murder victims

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and Tobago East MP Ayanna Webster-Roy are among hundreds of mourners currently gathered at the Montgomery Moravian Church in Bethel, Tobago for the funeral of double murder victims John "Jok­er" Mills, 69, and Eulyn John, 61.

The cou­ple was found murdered in the bed­room of their Cocrico Av­enue, Buc­coo home, on May 2.

An autopsy confirmed that both had been strangled to death.

Mills was a friend and former classmate of Dr Rowley.

Dad barred from son’s funeral

With a sin­gle red rose in hand, 21-year-old Justin Francette wait­ed anx­ious­ly for per­mis­sion to at­tend the fu­ner­al of his three-year-old son Prince Francette who died in a car ex­plo­sion last Fri­day.

How­ev­er, the dis­traught fa­ther nev­er got the chance to say good­bye on Wednes­day.

Prince’s moth­er Maria Granger told po­lice she did not want to see Francette at the fu­ner­al be­cause he nev­er as­sist­ed Prince when he was alive.

Daddy's not invited to Baby Prince's funeral

Justin Francette, the father of three-year-old Prince Francette will not be at his son's funeral today.

Prince will be buried at the Tableland Public cemetery after a funeral service at a relative's Gafoor Trace, Tableland home.

In an interview, Amanda Granger who raised Prince from birth after his parents separated, said Justin was not welcomed at the funeral.

"We do not want him here. Up to now they never asked one question about funeral arrangements. They never gave one cent for the funeral. All he did was make him," Amanda said.

Kamla at funeral of murdered Princes Town teen: "How many more must be wiped out?"

Waheeda Ganesh broke down in tears, shaking and wailing loudly, as the body of her only child- murdered teenager Eric Ganesh was brought up the street in St Charles to the surprisingly sombre sounds of tassa drumming.

Mourners wore special tee-shirts emblazoned with Ganesh's smiling face and the words "Our Angel, Our Legend."

The funeral attracted hundreds of people who spilled from the houses of mourning, onto the streets.