Thursday 2 July, 2020

'Jigsaw' charged with Laventille man's murder

Photo courtesy The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

Photo courtesy The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

A 27-year-old Laventille man is expected to appear in the Port of Spain Magistrate’s court on Friday charged with the May 26 murder of Tafari Wilson.

Dwane Mc Leod, aka ‘Jigsaw’, also faces charges of possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition and two counts of common assault.

The victim, 26, of Mc Allister Street, Laventille, was in the company of two other men along Troumacaque Road, Laventille, when they were approached by a gunman who fired several shots at them.

The shooter escaped, while the victim was shot several times. He was taken to Port of Spain General Hospital for treatment.

Wilson succumbed to his injuries later that day.

Mc Leod was subsequently arrested by officers of the North Eastern Division in connection with the incident.

Investigations were supervised by ASP (Ag.) Suzette Martin, of Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI) Region 1, while McLeod was charged by PC Shane Wilson, also of HBI Region 1, on Thursday following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on Wednesday.

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