Trinidad Express / Accused killer Derek John, who also goes by the names Kevin Evangelist and Abdul Malick, appeared in the Arima Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday charged with murdering American citizen, 72-year-old grandmother Cynthia Matthews.

Matthews, also a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, was found dead at home at Circular Road, Arima on January 28. She had been stabbed to death.

John, of Block 22, Laventille, and KP Lands, Valencia appeared before Magistrate Gillian Scotland. He was remanded in prison custody and the case adjourned to April 19.


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