Two witnesses testify at Agricola murder inquiry

 Abiola Jacobs
Abiola Jacobs
  Donna Taylor
Donna Taylor

The preliminary inquiry (PI) into the murder charge against Abiola Jacobs, the former soldier who is accused of killing her ex-boyfriend’s mother, began yesterday.

Two witnesses Marcelle and Charles Collymore, Donna Taylor’s daughter and son-in-law, respectively, testified at yesterday’s hearing at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.

A former Guyana Defence Force Private, Jacobs made her first appearance in court on February 5, charged with the January 31 murder of Taylor.

The 55-year-old Taylor was discovered in the backyard of her 1617 Public Road, Agricola home with her throat slit.

Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry is presiding over the inquiry, which continues today.

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