Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Belmont man, 34, to face court for murder

A 34-year-old Belmont man was expected to appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate on Thursday to answer to murder charges. 

Anton Beckles also known as ‘Ton’ was charged with killing Michael Sheldon John by WPC Massy of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI) Region I on Wednesday.

The charges were laid following advice from Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Roger Gaspard.

Beckles was arrested on Saturday. A second suspect who was also held in connection with the case but was ordered to be released by the DPP.

The victim was 47-years-old when he was found shot to death at his home on July 17 after an alleged argument with a neighbour.

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