Robert Taylor, 53, of Buen Intento Road, Princes Town, has been charged with the murder of 53-year-old housewife, Karen Rauseo, which occurred on March 2nd.

The charge was laid by Constable Bernard onMarvch 6th following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Ms Joan Honore-Paul.

According to police reports, around 5.50 pm on March 2nd officers met the suspect at an apartment on Buen Intento Road, Princes Town. He reported that earlier that day, around 5 am, the victim was asleep as he left to go to work. He observed the victim lying motionless on the kitchen floor when he returned around 5 pm.

Officers at the scene also observed injuries on the victim’s face. The victim was pronounced dead by the District Medical Officer who ordered that the body be removed from the scene.

Enquiries revealed that the victim and the suspect had moved into the apartment on Monday 1st March, 2021. Later that day, around 8 pm, screaming was heard coming from the apartment. Evidence was gathered and the suspect was arrested at 9.50 pm on Tuesday 2nd March, 2021. He is scheduled to appear today at the Princes Town Magistrates’ Court