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Man in court for hammer murder of landlady

...Jayvon Caesar surrendered to police on Tuesday

By JENSEN LAVENDE jensen.lavende@trinidadexpress.com

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.
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