Monday 23 November, 2020

Teen charged with murder

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A 14-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of 44-year-old Dial Seepersad. Seepersad was stabbed to death on July 2 along Dookeisingh Street Extension in St Augustine. 

According to reports, around 8.50 am that day, Seepersad, of Temple Street, St Augustine, was walking along Dookiesingh Street Extension when a 14-year-old boy allegedly spat on him. 

The victim confronted the teenager who reportedly pulled out a knife and stabbed Seepersad in the chest. The victim ran off and fell a short distance away. The suspect fled the scene on a bicycle. 

The emergency health services were contacted however, the man succumbed his injuries. 

The teenager was eventually detained and questioned. 

On Monday, investigators approached the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for instructions on how to proceed, and they were told to charge the teenager. 

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