Hospital escapee to face trial for cop killing

Dellon Abrams, the prisoner who had been charged earlier this year with the killing of Police Corporal Seburn Elias during a recapture attempt, was yesterday afternoon committed to stand trial in the High Court at the conclusion of the Preliminary Inquiry (PI) into the murder charge against him.

Following the testimonies of 22 witnesses, Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry determined that there was sufficient evidence against Abrams for the murder of Elias in order for Abrams to stand trial in the Supreme Court.

Abrams had made his first appearance on January 10 and had …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.