Attempted Murder

Man found guilty of attempting to murder ex common-law wife

A jury has found Trevor Creft guilty of attempting to murder his ex-common-law wife, Tricia Anthony, in spite of her refusal to testify against him.

Mitigation and sentencing has been reserved for April 13.

The guilty verdict was handed down by the mixed jury, in the matter which was heard before Justice Maria Wilson in the San Fernando Third Criminal Court.

The jury deliberated for approximately one hour before before arriving at their decision on Wednesday.

Woman survives murder attempt; attacker kills himself

A 56-year-old woman, Marilyn Gallant, has survived an attack on her life in what would have been a case of murder-suicide.

However, the man who attempted to kill her, only succeeded in taking his own life after.

The woman is now in a stable condition at hospital. 

Gallant, who resides in San Raphael, Arima was at the corner of Queen and Farfan streets in Arima last evening when she was attacked and chopped about her body by a man identified as Narine Singh.