Saturday, February 24, 2018

Two found dead in burnt vehicle - update identified as former murder accused Shiffie Roberts


The burnt out vehicle in which two bodies were found, at Guyaguayare Road, Rio Claro today. PHOTO by DAVE PERSAD

Donstan Bonn


Found dead: Shiffie Roberts

Donstan Bonn

Police are currently at the scene of a double murder in Rio Claro.

Police said at around 11.20 a.m. they got an anonymous call of a burnt vehicle parked roadside at Guayaguayare Road, Rio Claro.

Police found a Datsun pick up, with two dead persons.

Police said one of the murder victims was well-known to the police.

The body was identified as that of Shiffie Roberts, 29, of Guyaguayare Road.

He was charged with committing murder in 2003, and found guilty of manslaughter in 2009. He was later freed after appealing the case.

(from the Multimedia Desk)