Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Man in court for hammer murder of landlady

...Jayvon Caesar surrendered to police on Tuesday

JAYVON Caesar appeared in the Port of Spain Magistrates' Court today charged with murdering his landlord Viyda Persad, with a hammer blow to the head.

Persad was killed near her home at Moulla Trace, Aranguez on August 6 after she attempted to collect outstanding rent from a tenant.

Caesar, 30, of La Canoa, Santa Cruz, surrendered to police on Tuesday, in the company of his attorney Amanda Lacaille, and was taken before

Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayres-Caesar.

The unemployed man was remanded in prison custody and will reappear in court on September 12. Detective Constable Nigel Samuel laid the charge.