Thursday 27 June, 2019

Investigators to seek DPP advice on Curepe murder

Investigators are expected to approach officials from the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions today for instructions on how to proceed against two teenagers who were held for the January 2 murder of Keenan Smith.

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The teenagers were pointed out in identification parades on Tuesday.

Smith, 23, was stabbed to death along Bushe Street, Curepe, that night, following a confrontation with the two teenagers.

It was said that Smith had thrown a rock at the teens, however, following this attack, the young men waited a bit before one of them went to their house and came back with a knife.

Smith was stabbed and died a few minutes later along the roadway.

The teenagers – ages 16 and 17 – are neighbours who lived close to where the killing took place.

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