A 40-year-old La Mode resident charged in connection with last Sundays killing in the village of La Mode St. George has been remanded to the Richmond Hill prison on a charge of non- capital murder.
The accused, Kenson Dragon, made his first appearance before acting chief magistrate Teddy St Louis at the St. George’s number one magistrate court on Wednesday. He was represented in court by defence lawyer Arley Gill. Simon who is the lone suspect in the murder of his uncle Troy Dragon is expected to make his second appearance in court on April 14th 2020.
According to information reaching the Grenada Informer, the incident occurred last Sunday during an altercation between Dragon and his uncle Troy.
Sources said things went out of hand when one of the men was struck with a bottle in the head. Informer was told that both men were engulfed in a physical exchange when Troy was stabbed in the abdomen. According to eyewitnesses, both men were placed in separate vehicles and were taken to the General hospital to seek medical attention. However, having gotten there, troy later succumbed to his injuries.
During his brief stint at the court on Wednesday, the charge on non- capital murder was read to Kenson. He was not required to plead since the charge was indictable in nature.
Defence lawyer Arley Gill while not making an application for bail requested of the court for full disclosure, Prior to the next hearing. If convicted, Dragon faces a maximum of life imprisonment. Last Sunday’s murder brings to six the number of homicide cases to have taken place in Grenada the first quarter of the year 2020.