Saturday 18 November, 2017

St Joseph man in court for double murder

A St. Joseph man has appeared before a Tunapuna Magistrate charged with the murders of two people, including a 29-year-old Dominican national on October 30.

Kurt Scott, 32, a handyman of Freeman Road, St. Joseph appeared before Magistrate Gail Gonzales in the Tunapuna 2nd Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday charged with the murders of Ferdinand Felix and Chriss Brewster.

Felix, 84, of Wellington Street, St. Joseph and his tenant, Brewster, 29, a seamstress, of the same address, were found dead in separate rooms of the building in which they lived following a fire which destroyed the property.

Scott was charged by Cpl Fareed Mohammed of Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region 2 yesterday, following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard.

The matter was adjourned to November 22.