Sunday 29 November, 2020

Moruga man charged with missing teen's murder

Photo: Trevon Collins was charged with the murder of 17-year-old Christon Marshall, who was reported missing in January 2020. Photo courtesy the TTPS.

Photo: Trevon Collins was charged with the murder of 17-year-old Christon Marshall, who was reported missing in January 2020. Photo courtesy the TTPS.

Police said a 22-year-old Moruga man has been charged with the murder of missing teenager, Christon Marshall.

In a statement issued Friday, the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) said Trevon Collins, of La Lune Village, Moruga, was charged with the offence following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on Thursday July 16, 2020.

The TTPS said he is due to appear virtually before a Princes Town Magistrate on Friday to answer the charges. 

17-year-old Christon Marshall, of Princes Town, had been reported missing to police in January 2020. His remains were found in a shallow grave up a hilly area along the Moruga shoreline on Friday July 10, 2020.

Collins was arrested in connection with the find on Saturday July 11, 2020 by officers of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI), Region 3.

Investigations were supervised by Supt. (Ag.) Sean Dhilpaul, Insp. Figaro and Sgt. James, while Collins was charged by Cpl Bridgemohan, also of HBI Region 3, on Thursday 16th July, 2020.

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