Saturday 19 September, 2020

Inquest ordered into chef’s death

An inquest has been ordered into the death of Arima chef Gideon King. 

King was killed following a confrontation with two women at his home in La Guerre Village, Toco Road, Matura, on July 19. 

Both women claimed they were acting in self-defense. 

The two women were detained, questioned and after consultations with the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, it was recommended that an inquest be ordered into the death. 

The two women were released, pending the outcome of the inquiry which will be held before a coroner. 

According to police reports, around 1 am on July 19, King was in the company of a 32-year-old female relative and her friend, when he got into an altercation with the women. 

During the altercation, he was stabbed in the throat. 

Cpl Osouna and members of the Sangre GrandeTask Force went to the victim's home. 

There, they found the victim with a wound to his throat in a bedroom. 

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