Murder in Tunapuna

Police are still on scene of a murder in Tunapuna.

Reports indicate that just after 10 am Kevin Perierra was driving his silver Nissan Almera, when upon reaching the corner of Balthazar and Green streets he was approached by a lone gunman who opened fire.

Perierra who is from St Augustine was killed instantly.

Police have yet to establish a motive for the killing.


St. Joseph man appears in court for double murder

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.

Two to appear in court for 2014 murder

Bevon Wiliams 37, and Densil Richards 45, will appear in court today charged with the 2014 murder of Daud Abdullah.

Daud Abdullah was at the home of a female companion when gunmen entered the house and opened fire on them.

Abdullah died at the scene and his companion was taken to hospital where she was treated for gunshot wounds.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

Police officer's wife charged with his murder

The common law wife of PC Sherwin Lela will appear in court today charged with his murder.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

The common law wife of No. 16849 PC Sherwin Lela, who died at hospital from burn injuries, is due to appear before an Arima Magistrate today, charged with his murder.

Tobago records its 9th murder as man is shot dead in car

Police are investigating the murder of a man in Tobago this afternoon.

The murder occurred in Golden Grove just after midday.

The victim has been identified as David Vincent.

Initial reports suggest the murder was done in driveby style.

Vincent was shot while driving along Golden Grove Road.

This is the 9th murder in Tobago for the year.

Murder in Beetham

A man has been shot and killed near the Beetham landfill this morning.

A passerby stumbled upon the lifeless body around 6am and notified the authorities.

Preliminary investigations suggest that the man who is yet to be identified may have been homeless.

The man had a single gunshot wound to the head.

Carenage fisherman charged with murder

A Carenage man has appeared before a Port of Spain Magistrate, charged with the murder of Nekyon Anthony Jones and burglary against his mother, Maureen Gill-Jones, which occurred on Monday 18th September, 2017.

Miguel Roberts aka ‘Tata’, ‘Fatboy’ and ‘Winger’, 31, a fisherman, of Sea View Hill, Carenage, appeared before Senior Magistrate Nanette Forde-John in the Port of Spain 4th Magistrates’ Court on Friday 27th October, 2017, to answer to the charges.

The matter was adjourned to Friday 24th November, 2017.

National Security Minister condemns killing of prisons officer

Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon has "strongly condemned" the killing of Prison Officer Glenford Gardner whom he described as "a dedicated law enforcement officer".

A statement by the Ministry says Minister Dillon extends deepest condolences to the family and colleagues of Officer Gardener on behalf of the Ministry of National Security and by extension the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

Moruga man charged with murder

A Moruga man is expected to appear before a Couva Magistrate today, charged with the murder of Aaron Kim Goorachan, which occurred on Thursday 21st September, 2017.

Michael George, 29, of Indian Walk, Moruga, was charged with murder, after advice was received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, SC, on Saturday 21st, October, 2017.

Goorachan, 24, a medical attendant, of Claxton Bay, was shot in the back multiple times, by a gunman, on Thursday 21st September, 2017, in the vicinity of the Couva Extended Care Centre, where he worked.

Grandson charged with murder of man found stuff in barrel

A Freeport man has appeared before a Couva Magistrate, charged with the murder of his grandfather, Irving Mings, whose body was found stuffed in a barrel at his home.

Michael Mings, 26, a musician, of Calcutta Road, #2 Freeport, appeared before Senior Magistrate Siumongal Ramsaran in the Couva Magistrates’ Court today to answer to the charge.

The matter was adjourned to Monday 13th November, 2017.

Mings, 87, a pensioner, also of Calcutta Road, #2 Freeport, was found dead inside a barrel at his home on Friday 6th October, 2017.