T&T soldier charged with murdering infant daughter

Kerros Martin has been charged with murdering Soriya.

(Trinidad Express) A soldier has been charged with the murder of his daughter, toddler Soriya Martin.

Kerros Martin, 29, a corporal of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force, is expected to appear in court before a magistrate in the Sangre Grant Magistrates’ Court.

Martin was charged by Insp Lutchman following instructions from Director of Public Prosecutions Roger Gaspard. Little Soriya was shot dead on December 12 during an altercation at her home in Sangre Grande.

The child would have turned two years old this month.

Martin, of Jacelon Trace, Vega de Oropouche, is on $75,000 bail for an offence allegedly committed during the same incident. He appeared in court on December 22 on the charge of wounding with intent 63 year old Gregory Harracksingh, a relative of little Soriya.

Harracksingh sustained a gunshot wound to the elbow.

Martin would have reappeared in court on January 4th on that charge.


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