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2nd suspect charged for stomping murder

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Adio Smith

A second man has been charged with the murder of 36-year-old Akeeno Thomas who was shot and stomped on in a drain last month.

The court appearance of the second man, Adio Mustapha Smith, comes five days after 20-year-old Beetham resident Kareem Richardson appeared in court charged with murdering Thomas.

Smith, alias Gecco, 30, of Pioneer Drive, Sea Lots, appeared before Tunapuna Senior Magistrate Indrani Cedeno charged with murdering Thomas on July 27.

Thomas’ killing was captured on security camera footage and circulated on social media. His body was found in a drain at Pentecostal Road, El Dorado.

On Monday, Richardson appeared in court charged with possession of a gun and ammunition apart from being charged with murdering Thomas, who lived at Lackpat Road, El Dorado.

Both men were charged by Cpl Shawn Jones are will re-appear in court on Monday.


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