Saturday, September 23, 2017

'Cranky' charged with car killing

Killed: Akeem Reid


A Tunapuna man is expected to appear in court today charged with the August 1 murder of Akeem Reid.

Joel Burnette also called 'Cranky', 38, of Basanta Trace, Tunapuna, was charged with murder on the advice of Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard.

Reid, 26, of Henry Street, Arouca, was run over with his own vehicle during a confrontation with a group of men at St. John's Road, St. Augustine.

He was taken to hospital and died later that day.