Murder

Murder in Belmont

The murder count continues to rise, following a murder in Belmont early this morning

Police say 23 year-old Shakeem Roberts was liming on some steps in the area at about 12:30 this morning, when a gunman approached, shot him, and then ran away.

Roberts died on the spot.

Investigations continue.

 

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Story by NEWS DESK

Police probe two murders, two hours apart

Homicide detectives are investigating two unrelated murders that took place in North Trinidad on Sunday night, within the space of two hours.

In the later incident, shortly after 9 pm, Derrick Valentine, 33, of Covigne Road, Diego Martin, was at his home with his family when two gunmen men stormed into the house.

The men then opened fire, shooting Valentine multiple times about the body before escaping.

Valentine was taken to the St James infirmary where he died while undergoing emergency treatment.

Boyfriend charged with Dolmati's murder

The boyfriend of Dolmati Mangroo has been charged for her murder.

23-year-old Nirmal Sullivan appeared before a Chaguanas magistrate today. 

Mangroo was found dead at the pig farmer's house last week.

According to reports, she had chop wounds about her body, her throat was slashed and her fingers chopped off.

She was discovered by relatives, who believe her murder was premeditated.

 

Murder in Maloney

A Maloney man is dead following a drive-by shooting in the area on Tuesday evening.

Reports are that at about 8:40 pm, 32-year-old Joel Gibson was standing along the roadway outside of Building 4, Apartment 1-3 East in Maloney Gardens, when a vehicle pulled alongside him.

Gibson reportedly had a short exchange with one of the passengers in the car, before he began to run away from the vehicle, as one of the occupants took aim at him.

Gibson was shot multiple times before the vehicle sped off.

His relatives took him to the Arima District Health Facility.

Triple shooting in Patna Village—one person dead

One person is dead following a triple shooting in Patna Village, Diego Martin, this morning.

According to reports, at approximately 8:20 am, three men were liming when shots were fired, killing one person and wounding two others.

Dead is 27-year-old Jonathan Abdool, also known as Chucky.

Luke Jaggassar—who goes by the alias Cripple—was shot in his leg. Another person identified only as Marcus was shot in his chest.

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Story by CARISA LEE

Triple shooting in Patna Village—one person dead

One person is dead following a triple shooting in Patna Village, Diego Martin, this morning.

According to reports, at approximately 8:20 am, three men were liming when shots were fired, killing one person and wounding two others.

Dead is 27-year-old Jonathan Abdool, also known as Chucky.

Luke Jaggassar—who goes by the alias Cripple—was shot in his leg. Another person identified only as Marcus was shot in his chest.

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Story by CARISA LEE

Murder in Pinto, Arima

A shooting in Arima has left one man dead.

CNC3 News understands at around 9 p.m. last night Kevin 'Pencil' Lochan was gunned down along Punette Avenue, Pinto, Arima.

Police say Lochan was celebrating his birthday at a lime in the area, when a silver wagon pulled up and the occupants opened fire.

He died on the spot.

Police say Lochan was well-known to them.

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PH taxi driver murdered in Tobago – Murder victim #8

Tobago Homicide Officers are probing the circumstances surrounding the island's eighth murder for 2019.

Dead is 40-year-old Dean O'Neil, a PH Taxi Driver of Delaford, Tobago.

According to police reports, shortly after 1am on Thursday, O'Neil was driving his red Mitsubishi Lancer motor vehicle, and had turned onto a trace off Canaan Feeder Road, when he was shot by a line gunman.

Neighbours say they heard several shots and on checking, he was found slumped behind the steering wheel.

Elder criticises investigator

Lawyers rep­re­sent­ing one of the five men on tri­al for kid­nap­ping and mur­der­ing busi­ness­man Dr Ed­ward Koury have sought to dis­cred­it the State’s main crime scene in­ves­ti­ga­tor, who al­leged­ly found Koury’s blood on his cloth­ing and his fin­ger­prints on a get­away car. 

Murder in Arouca

A man has been shot and killed in Arouca.

Details are still coming to hand, however CNC3 news understands that the victim, who went by the alias "Patch", was accosted by an armed assailant at a house in Windy Hill this morning.

Residents reported hearing several loud explosions.

On checking, the man's lifeless body was discovered lying in a pool of blood.

Investigations are ongoing.

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Story by: NEWS DESK

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