A Laventille man is expected to appear before a Port-of-Spain Magistrate today charged with the murder of Angelina Samuel and two counts of wounding with intent against two male victims, which occurred on Wednesday 21st August 2019.
John Nicholas, 56, a labourer of Upper Wharton Street, was charged with the offences following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on Monday 26th August 2019.
Samuel, 36, a baker, also of Upper Wharton Street, Laventille, was at her home on Wednesday 21st August 2019, in the company of two men, when all three got into an argument with a male neighbour.
During the altercation, the victim was stabbed in the abdomen with a knife by the man, while the two male victims were also injured in the confrontation.
One of the victims managed to hit the accused in the head with an object before he escaped.
The victims were taken to hospital for treatment.
Samuel was pronounced dead.
The accused also sought medical attention on the same date and was subsequently discharged from hospital on Friday 6th September 2019. Investigations were supervised by W/ASP (Ag.) Suzette Martin, of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI) Region 1, while Nicholas was charged by PC Ramsawak, also of HBI Region 1, on Sunday 8th September 2019.