Thursday 23 January, 2020

Murder suspect in brutal El Dorado assault in custody

One of the suspects wanted for the murder of Akino Thomas is currently in police custody.

The man was held in Sea Lots on Saturday morning during a raid conducted by officers of the Besson Street Police Station.

The suspect was identified as one of the men recorded by CCTV footage on Thursday night during the incident which claimed Thomas’ life.

Thomas died around 1am on Saturday, at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt Hope.

About 24 hours prior, he was beaten and shot by two armed assailants along Pentecostal Road, El Dorado.

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