Seawall murder PI underway

The preliminary inquiry (PI) into the charges against the accused in the murder of Kitty seaman Antonio Isles has started at the Georgetown Magis-trates’ Court.

The inquiry into the murder charge against the two teenagers who have been charged with the murder continued yesterday with witness testimonies.

The proceedings were held in-camera (to the exclusion of the public), since the accused persons are juveniles.

Antonio Isles
Antonio Isles

The two minors were charged with the capital offence, which alleges that on March 1 they murdered Isles.

Isles, 40, was a seaman and formally resided at Pike Street, Kitty, Georgetown.

Police had said in a press release that Isles was beaten and was admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC), where he later succumbed to his injuries. A post-mortem examination carried out on March 6 determined that Isles had succumbed to a fractured skull.

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