Friday 10 April, 2020

Marabella man in court for murder

26-year-old, Jamal Butcher, appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate today, charged with the murder of 43-year-old Damien Howe, which occurred on Thursday 14th November 2019.  

Butcher, also known as ‘Brown’, of Bayshore, Marabella, appeared before Senior Magistrates Jo-Anne Connor, at the San Fernando First Magistrates Court to answer the charge.  

The matter was adjourned to Monday 10th February 2020.  

Howe was at his Kitchener Street, Marabella home around 5:15am on Thursday 14th November 2019, when two armed men entered and shot the victim several times about the body. The assailants then escaped through the front door of the house.   

Investigations were supervised by Insp (Ag.) Daryl Corrie, Insp (Ag.) Allistair Jones and Sgt. Ramjag all of Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI) Region 3, while Butcher was charged by PC Rahim, also of HBI Region 3, on Monday 13th January 2020. 

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