Laventille man charged with murder

A Laventille man has appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate charged with the murder of Danny Baptiste, which occurred on Friday 2nd November, 2018.

Rolando Mitchell, 31, a labourer of Red Hill, Morvant, appeared before Chief Magistrate Maria Busby Earle-Caddle in the Port of Spain 8th Magistrates’ Court on Monday to answer to the charge.

The victim, a 38-year-old of Arneaud Lane, Morvant, was standing in the vicinity of Deuces Casino, Independence Square South, Port of Spain, on Friday 2nd November, 2018, when he was approached by a man known to him.

Murder in Princes Town

A man has been shot an killed in princes town.

Details are still coming to hand however CNC3 News understands that shortly after 7am, Kevon Richardson also known as "Dappa" was ambushed outside his home by a gunman.

An altercation ensued and Richardson was shot by his assailant.

On hearing the loud explosions police were contacted and discovered the man lying in a pool of blood.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.


Double murder in Pinto, Arima

Homicide officers are probing a double murder in Pinto, Arima.

The murders come just hours after another resident in the area, Brent Edwards was shot and killed.

In the latest incident, investigators say two men identified as Cowin Williams and Enrique Lochin were ambushed and shot by a gunman.

The two died on the spot.

Police are yet to determine if the murders are all connected.


Unborn baby placed next to murdered teen in coffin

The unborn baby of teenager Danielle Yearwood who was murdered in Wallerfield earlier this week, was placed next to her in the same coffin as the two were laid to rest today.

Yearwood and Ricardo Daloo were shot dead while in a car in Wallerfield on Monday.

Yearwood, 19, was nine months pregnant and was due to deliver her baby soon.

At today's funeral service, which took place at the Armstrong Funeral Home in Arima, the unborn baby, which was removed from the woman's stomach, laid next to her.

Trini woman murdered in Florida

Three years after she left Trinidad and migrated to Florida, Trinidad-born Jenny Koonoolai-Jagdeo was shot dead along with her friend Michael Tarulli, at an apartment in Miami on Thursday.

The suspect, Thales Ferreira, 27, was Koonoolai-Jagdeo's ex-boyfriend. He is now facing two counts of first-degree murder. Prior to the murder, Koonoolai-Jagdeo, 32, of Deerfield Beach, told neighbours that Ferreira was stalking her. 

In a report by ABC news, Miami-Dade police said they were called to the apartment after being informed that a man’s body was seen near the front door.

Father of police officers shot dead in Diego Martin

Police are investigating a murder in Diego Martin in which the father of two police officers was shot dead.

The murder occurred on Eligon Avenue, Diego Martin.

The victim has been identified as Charles Campbell, the father of two WPCs.

Reports indicate that the assailants came and inquired about the driver of a vehicle parked outside Campbell's home.

One of Campbell's daughter called her father who was inside the house, and as he came out of the door he was shot several times by the gunmen before they escaped.

Investigations are ongoing.

Pregnant woman among double-murder victims

Police are currently investigating a double-murder in Wallerfield in which a pregnant woman and a man are the victims.

The two were found dead in a vehicle on Brazil Road, Wallerfield this afternoon with gunshot wounds.

The man has been identified as Ricardo Daloo and the woman as Daniele Yearwood.

Reports indicate that around 4 pm, a neighbour heard several loud explosions and then the sound of a vehicle speeding off south unto the Churchill Roosevelt Highway.

Longdenville bishop charged with murder

A Longdenville Bishop is due to appear before a Chaguanas Magistrate today, charged with the murder of his common-law wife, Alisa Ali Corbin, which occurred on Saturday 13th October, 2018.

Melroy Corbin, 45, of Lamont Street, Longdenville, was charged with the offence, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on Monday 22nd October, 2018.

Ali-Corbin, 42, a Baptist pastor, of the same address, was at home on Saturday 13th October, 2018, when she got into an argument with a male relative.