Friday 15 November, 2019

Update: Boyfriend appears in court for Dolmatie Mungroo's murder

Update November 8, 2019:

A 23-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Dolmatie Mungroo.

Nirmal 'Brandon' Sullivan appeared before Chaguanas Senior Magistrate Rajendra Rambachan, which were laid indictably, and as a result, he was not called upon to enter a plea.

Sullivan was represented by attorney Vishan Girwar, while PC Matura was the complainant (charging officer) in the matter.

After submissions to the court, the case was adjourned to December 5.

Sullivan was held hours after Mungroo’s body was found around 4.00 pm on October 31, 2019, at her boyfriend’s home in St Helena.

Her body bore several chop wounds to the head, chest, neck, and hands.

The 23-year-old was held at a hotel in Caroni around 12.40 am the following day, police said.

It was believed that he was attempting to flee the jurisdiction.

More on this as it becomes available.

Original story: 

A 23-year-old man was charged with the murder of 24-year-old Dolmatie Mungroo, who was brutally chopped to death at her boyfriend's home. 

According to police reports, the suspect was held hours after Mungroo's body was found and was charged on Wednesday night by homicide officials who received advice from the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Mungroo, of Misty Drive, El Carmen, St Helena, was found lifeless around 4.00 pm on October 31, 2019, at her boyfriend’s home.

Her body bore several chop wounds to her head, chest, neck, and hands.

The suspect was held at a hotel in Caroni at about 12.40 am on Friday, police said.

It was believed that he was attempting to flee the jurisdiction.

More on this as it becomes available.

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