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St Catherine husband accused of killing wife further remanded

Published:Friday | March 24, 2023 | 1:48 PM
The case is set to be heard on March 31.

The St Catherine husband accused of killing his wife during an alleged domestic dispute was today further remanded.

The case was mentioned in the St Catherine Parish Court before parish judge Desiree Alleyne.

Walters, who is charged with murder, was ordered to return to court on March 31.

Allegations are that around 2 a.m. on August 26 the husband and wife were involved in an argument at their home in the community of Berkshire Hall.

It is further alleged that during the dispute the accused used a knife to stab his wife, later identified as 34-year-old labourer Nikeisha Dacosta-Walters, several times.

Following the incident, the accused reportedly drove himself to the Linstead Police Station, where he was arrested on suspicion of murder.

An investigation was conducted and he was subsequently charged.

- Rasbert Turner

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