Tunapuna man charged with murder

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 12:30

A Tunapuna man is expected to appear before a Tunapuna Magistrate today charged with the 2019 murder of Shiloh Collingwood.

Marvin Williams Campbell, aka ‘Minge’, 31, of Monte Grande, Tunapuna, is also charged with possession of firearm and possession of ammunition, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on January 27th.

According to police reports, Mr. Collingwood, 24, also of Monte Grande, Tunapuna, was at his home on November 22nd 2019, when he was approached by a lone gunman who shot at him several times.

The victim was hit about the body while the assailant ran off.

He was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where he died.

An investigation into the incident resulted in Campbell being arrested by officers of the Northern Division in the Tunapuna district, on 22nd January 2020.

Investigations were supervised by ASP Sean Dhilpaul, of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI), Region 2, while Campbell was charged by PC Oliver, also of HBI Region 2, on Monday 27th January 2020.