TRINIDAD – Two minors remanded for 11-year-old’s death

PORT OF SPAIN –– Two minors were remaned into prison custody this afternoon after they appeared in court charged with the unlawful killing of an 11-year-old boy, who was shot dead while they were playing with a loaded shotgun.

The court appearance of the brothers, aged 13 and 11, took place around the same time the funeral service of 11-year-old Rueben Reid who was shot dead last Thursday.

One of the accused being  escorted to court earlier today.
One of the accused being escorted to court earlier today.

The brothers appeared before Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Caesar, in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates’ Court, charged with manslaughter and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. They were remanded to the Youth Training Centre in Arouca until their reappearance on Friday when the magistrate will determine if bail would be granted.

Source: (Trinidad Guardian)

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