Teen on murder charge

A 19-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Veldene Hinds.

He is Rasheed Sylvester Cox, of Ocean Road, Deacons Farm, St Michael.



Hinds, 57, of Carrington Village, St Michael was shot in the head while being driven along Barbarees Hill, St Michael on May 1.

She succumbed to her injuries four days later at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.


The murder accused is also facing three other charges- wounding with intent, the use of a firearm and unlawful sexual intercourse.

Cox will appear at the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court today.


12 Responses to Teen on murder charge

  1. Alex Alleyne May 12, 2016 at 1:04 pm

    Some ‘fancy” Lawyer will come and tell the court why this guy should be out on bail and after all ‘he is only a YOUTH.

  2. Marina Taylor
    Marina Taylor May 12, 2016 at 1:18 pm

    So why was he on the street? The laws in Barbados are for the birds.

  3. Rhea Nowell
    Rhea Nowell May 12, 2016 at 1:26 pm

    19 ????? O Lord help these souls children.

  4. jrsmith May 12, 2016 at 2:15 pm

    Hang him he knows right from wrong, he is a villain this lady could have bin anyone’s family, just think the hurting he has caused her family. Lots of our bajan young people could do a lot better..

  5. Venice Daisley
    Venice Daisley May 12, 2016 at 2:22 pm


  6. Sharon Woolley
    Sharon Woolley May 12, 2016 at 2:30 pm

    At the most if guilty he will get 10 years and he will still be under 30 when he gets out of Dodds, what a joke, an innocent person gets murdered and the killer still has a long life to live, it’s disgusting, he needs a noose around his neck or the electric chair

  7. Ejd May 12, 2016 at 4:56 pm

    I feel sorry for that guy. Guys like him unfortunately cannot be trained using logic and reason.

  8. Debera May 12, 2016 at 5:28 pm

    That is they problem with some of you unthinkable persons,dealing sorry for monsters, & not they victims(sorry for him please).

  9. lennox hewitt May 12, 2016 at 5:44 pm

    ejd u feel sorry for he so what about her u don’t feel sorry for her ? so i agree with debra i think you is a joke

  10. Maria Yearwood May 12, 2016 at 6:01 pm

    They need to bring back the death penalty . The young people have no regards for human life.

  11. Tanya Edwards May 12, 2016 at 6:03 pm

    Edj how cud u feel sorry for him when he kill an innocent person plz

  12. Alex Alleyne May 12, 2016 at 6:38 pm

    Ain’t that a “rude boy look” for ya .


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