Two in court for 6 year old’s death


    Two Laventille men have appeared in court charged with the murder of 6 year old Parris Griffith on August 20th 2016.

    The child died in a fire at her home in Straker Village, Laventille, while her mother managed to escape through a hole at the side of the house.

    In addition to murder, 31 year old Akil Elder also known as ‘Bun Up’ and 30 year old Ako John, were also charged with attempted murder and arson.

    They appeared in the Port of Spain 10th Magistrates’ Court yesterday, with the matter adjourned to January 16th 2020.