Police in Barbados are investigating a double homicide following the shooting deaths of 52 year old Betty Mayers and her 32 year old son Jamal Mayers at their St. Phillip home on Sunday night. .Continue reading
By: Nicole Best
Less than two years after the controversial death of Grenadian- Canadian citizen Oscar Bartholomew in December 2011, two cases arising out of the incident, are still sitting in limbo as legal luminaries in both the civil and criminal matters await court decisions. Continue reading
Work on the St. George Port was suspended on Tuesday following what is being described as the accidental death of one of it’s employees earlier in the day. Continue reading
A twenty-three (23) year old teacher has been charged with murder and was scheduled to make his first court appearance at the St. George’s Magistrate court on Monday.
John Redhead, of the parish of St. David was formally arrested and charged on the weekend with murder, in the death of 19-year old Akera Lalgie.
Lalgie’s dismembered body was discovered in a rash can on the morning of Thursday 26th July 2012.
Police investigations have led to the murder scene in Simon’s Alley, a secluded area within the town of St. George’s.
During a search of the area an offensive weapon including personal belongings of the victim were recovered.
An autopsy performed on Saturday 28th July 2012 revealed Lalgie died as a result of hypovolemic shock or excessive bleeding. The report also stated that the teenager was partially strangled.
Police say their investigations are continuing as they are yet to find Lalgie’s missing body parts which include her head, arms and legs.©
News Agency Al Jazeera has quoted Nigerian police as saying that members of Boko Haram, an Islamist armed group from Nigeria, have stormed a prison in Yobe state in the country’s northeast, freeing 40 inmates.
The attack which took place on Sunday morning is said to have been the latest string of attacks blamed on the group. Continue reading
Lawyers in the Oscar Bartholomew case go before the High Court on June 7 to argue a submission from the defense lawyers for the 5-policemen accused of manslaughter. Continue reading
Police say investigations are continuing into the death of two brothers from the western parish of St. John.
The bodies of Kareem Peters and Dellon Peters were found trapped in their wrecked car in the Halifax Bay some 250 feet below the Perseverance road. Continue reading