The brutal murders of Guaico couple Onika Crafton and Jamarie John have left the community in shock and traumatised.
Police said Crafton, 34, a mother of two, and common-law husband John 32, also a father of two and an employee with the Ministry of Agriculture Land and Fisheries, died instantly after being shot several times about their bodies while they slept at Crafton’s Mulchan Street, Guaico Tamana Road home early yesterday.
A 21-year-old Arima man is the second person to be charged in connection with the murder of 62-year-old Monica Ruiz and is due to appear before the Arima Magistrates’ Court today.
Kent Coutou aka ‘Mark Thomas’, was charged with murder, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions Roger Gaspard, SC on Friday.
Ruiz, of Sherwood Park, Arima, was last seen at her home around 5 pm on Friday 3rd August, 2018.
Her body, was later discovered by relatives, bound and gagged, on Saturday 4th August, 2018.
Twenty-year-old Balgobin Doodnath has been charged with the murder of Dalroop Jagessar and is due to appear before the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court, today, to answer to the charge.
Doodnath, a Guyanese immigrant residing in Chase Village, Freeport, was charged with murder, following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore Paul, 22nd February.
According to police reports, On February 18th Mr Jagessar, a 66-year-old factory owner also of Chase Village, was at his home where got into an altercation with the accused.
Police are yet to identify a man who was discovered murdered in Petit Valley.
According to reports, shortly after 6 am a passerby stumbled on a body along Morne Coco Road.
The police were contacted and on arrival discovered the man with a gunshot wound to his head.
The victim's hands were also bound.
Investigators are yet to determine a motive for the killing...
Police are on the scene of a murder in San Fernando where a man was found dead in a car.
Resident says that around 1.30 pm, they heard gunshots in the area and looked out and saw a green Nissan Almera in the middle of the road at the corner of Vistabella Road and Hubert Rance Street.
Inside the car was the body of an unidentified man who was seated on the front passenger's seat.
He was slumped over the centre console.
The rear passenger door had holes that appeared to have been caused by bullets.
A 24-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of Mariana Moonisar and the wounding with intent of a relative and is scheduled to appear before the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court.
Johnathan Ramroop, a labourer of Dow Village, California, was charged with murder, wounding with intent and possession of firearm and ammunition on Tuesday 19th February, 2019, following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore Paul.
A man has been shot and killed in Morvant.
The incident occurred along Crichlow Hill last evening.
Residents in the area reported hearing several loud explosions and contacted the police.
On arrival, they discovered the body of a man lying in a pool of blood.
The victim is yet to be identified.
We will have more on this as information comes to hand
Doubles vendor Dharoop Jagessar was chopped to death on Tuesday morning at his doubles shed at Chase Village, Chaguanas.
According to a police report, at about 4.30 am a man confronted Jagessar inside his business place, Central Doubles Factory, and dealt him several chops about the body. The 66-year-old businessman died on the scene.
Hollison Glasglow a 22-year-old store attendant, of Malick, Barataria, has been charged in connection with the murder of 27-year-old Anthony Michael Mitchell.
Glasglow was charged on February 16th following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, SC.
A murder in Sealots this morning is among several killings being investigated by police today.
Reports are that one man has been shot and killed on Pioneer Drive late Tuesday morning.
The victim has been identified as Nigel Francisco.
This is a developing story and we will have more to come.
Earlier today a 56-year-old man was shot and killed in Laventille.
According to reports, shortly before 5 am Tuesday, residents of Block 8 heard several loud explosions.