Diego Martin man charged with murder of transgender 'Sasha Fierce'

Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 20:15

An unemployed Diego Martin man has been charged with the murder of Keon Allister Patterson aka ‘Sasha Fierce’ which occurred on Dec 5, at Serpentine Road, St Clair.

Neil Anthony Byer, 31, of La Puerta Ave ,was charged today by PC Ashad Mohammed following advice received from the deputy DPP Joan Honore-Paul.

The investigation was led by W/ASP Suzette Martin and included Insp Arnold Lutchman and W/Sgt Lystra Bridgelal of Homicide Region1.

Byer also faces charges of possession of firearm and ammunition and will appear before a POS Magistrate tomorrow. 

Patterson, 28, of Pashley Street, Laventille, who identified himself as ‘transgender’ was found dead from gunshot wounds and two suspects were later held.