Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Update: $200,000 bail for Central man on manslaughter charge

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Updated at 5.10 pm on June 17, 2020

A 27-year-old man of Crown Trace, Enterprise has been granted $200,000 bail after reappearing before a Chaguanas Magistrate virtually on Tuesday charged with manslaughter.

If unable to make bail, Jesse Daniel was granted a cash alternative of $17,000 by Magistrate Rajendra Rambachan.

The matter was postponed to July 15, 2020, to be heard jointly with the other accused, Akile Smith and Warren John.

The charge was laid by Detective Corporal Phillip following consultations with the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Joan Honore-Paul, in relation to the murder of 28-year-old Vicky Baldeo of Crown Trace, Enterprise.

Baldeo died on February 28, 2020, from wounds sustained on February 25, 2020. He was struck down by an oncoming vehicle in his attempt to escape being further beaten by three men.

Daniel surrendered at the Chaguanas Police Station on June 10, 2020, after months of evading arrest by Homicide detectives.

The two other suspects, Smith and John, were previously arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Investigations were conducted by officers of the Homicide Bureau Region Three Office, spearheaded by Inspector Figaro, under the supervision of Superintendent Dhillpaul.

Original story

A 27-year-old man of Crown Trace Enterprise will appear before the Chaguanas Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday to answer to the charge of manslaughter.

The charge was laid by Detective Corporal Phillip following consultations held with the Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Joan Honore-Paul
in relation to the murder of 28-year-old Vicky Baldeo of Crown Trace Enterprise, who died on February 28.

The victim was struck down by an oncoming vehicle in his attempt to escape being further beaten by three men.

The accused, Jesse Daniel, subsequently surrendered to police at the Chaguanas Police Station on Wednesday after months of evading arrest by the Homicide detectives.

The two other suspects, Akiel Smith and Warren John were previously arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Investigations were conducted by officers of the Homicide Bureau RegionThree Office, spearheaded by Inspector Figaro, under the supervision of Superintendent Dhillpaul.

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