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Hanover triple murder accused charged

Published:Monday | April 30, 2018 | 9:20 AM

The police have charged 61-year-old labourer Paul Coote, of Industry Cove, Green Island, Hanover, with the murders of his ex-girlfriend Adanique Cunningham and their two daughters.

Coote was charged yesterday, with no date yet set for him to appear in court.

Thirty-eight-year-old Cunningham, of Dixon Wharf in the parish, and her two children, 7-year-old Jayanna Coote and Shanique Coote, 4, of Industry Cove, Green Island, also in the parish, were chopped to death on Wednesday, April 25. 

The police reported that about 7 o' clock Cunningham, who was eight months pregnant, went to get her children ready for school at their father’s house when both parents allegedly got into an argument.

Coote allegedly used a machete to chop Cunningham and their two children several times.

They were taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Coote was subsequently taken into custody.

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