Kashaun Boyce

A fourth man has been charged with the 2016 murder of six-year-old

Parris Griffith and the attempted murder of her mother, Akeila Schelborn.

Kashaun Boyce, 25, of Hololo Mountain Road, Cascade, was charged with the offence on Sunday.

On the morning of August 20, 2016, the victims were asleep in a house at Straker Village, Laventille, when the house was

set on fire as a result of a dispute.

This resulted in the death of Griffith and serious injuries to her mother.

Three persons were subsequently arrested and charged in connection with the


Following investigations into the incident, Boyce, the fourth accused was arrested last Friday.

Officers involved in the investigation were ACP Odette Lewis, Senior Supt Chandool, Supt Corbette, Insp Alleyne, Cpl Narine, along with other officers. T

They were assisted by PCs Huggins, Sealey, Rodriguez and Foster of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations’ Cold

Case Unit.