May 16th, 2020 MEDIA RELEASE La Horquetta Man Charged with Nephew’s Murder A …

May 16th, 2020
MEDIA RELEASE

La Horquetta Man Charged with Nephew’s Murder

A La Horquetta man is expected to appear before an Arima Magistrate on Monday 18th May 2020, charged with the murder of his nephew Marvin Hosten, which occurred on Monday 11th May 2020.

JOSEPH ALS, 53, a mechanic, of Phase 5, La Horquetta, was charged with the offence following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on Friday 15th May 2020.

Mr Hosten, 26, also of Phase 5, La Horquetta, was at his home on Monday 11th May 2020, when he was stabbed several times about the body by a male relative. He died at the scene.

Als was arrested by officers of the Special Operations Response Team on that same date and handed over the Homicide Bureau of Investigations (HBI), Region 2 investigators.

The charge was laid by WPC Sargeant of the HBI Region 2 on Friday 15th May 2020.

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Corporate Communications Unit
May 16th, 2020

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