Murder accused in motorcycle theft case to know fate soon

first_imgTwo months after the Appeal Court ordered a fresh trial for murder accused Terry Kissoon, State Prosecutors Lisa Cave and Orinthia Schmidt closed their case at the High Court on Monday.Murder accused Terry KissoonKissoon, who was on trial for just over one week, led his defence, which leaves the Judge, Sandil Kissoon to sum up the evidence before handing the matter to the jury to determine whether the defendant was innocent or guilty.Kissoon stands accused of murdering Troy Smith between July 30 and July 31, 2010, at Smith’s Thomas Street, Kitty, Georgetown residence. According to Police reports, the two men ended up in a heated confrontation after Kissoon had accused Smith of stealing his motorcycle.It was highlighted that Kissoon had given Smith 24 hours to return the vehicle, but then he allegedly took out a handgun and shot Smith in the abdomen before reportedly making his escape. Kissoon was found guilty and issued the death penalty in 2013; that decision was overturned earlier this year. The accused is being represented by Senior Counsel Bernard De Santos.last_img

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