Thursday 12 December, 2019

Funeral today for murdered school teacher

Even as a 44-year-old murder suspect remains warded in a critical condition at the Port of Spain General Hospital, relatives of his 42-year-old victim are expected to bid their final farewells.

The funeral service for Margaret Guevarra, a school teacher and a mother of five, is expected to take place  at the Sangre Grande Pentecostal Church, along Ramnath Terrace, Sangre Grande.

The 42-year-old woman was fatally shot on Monday morning in the bedroom of her Coalmine, Sangre Grande, home.

A 44-year-old male relative was found a short distance away bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound to the face. 

A shotgun was found a short distance away.

The 44-year-old, who received extensive damages to his face as his jaw and nose was destroyed by the blast, is said to be still fighting for his life at the hospital.

His chances for survival are said to be 50/50.

 

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