The man accused of murdering 36-year-old, Barthelmy Cox, also known as “Diego”, on October 9, made his first court appearance today.
Clint Mathurin was charged with murder and aggravated burglary in connection with the shooting death of Cox.
His matter will be up for further case management and referral to the High Court, on November 13, 2014, the date given for his next court appearance.
Mathurin who is being represented by Attorney at Law Alberton Richelieu was remanded to the Bordelais Correctional facility.
Mathurin, 29, of Arundell Hill was captured by police in a joint operation between the Marine Unit and Special Services Units, on Sunday, October 19, 2014 about 10:00 p.m.
The police said in a statement that the operation took place within the territorial waters off the Northern tip of Cape Estate, known as “Pointe Du Cape”.
During the interception, Mathurin jumped overboard but was unable to evade the lawmen. Three other individuals who were onboard the vessel, who are now in police custody.
On October 13, 2014, a Warrant of Arrest in the First Instance was issued for Mathurin.
Mathurin is the key suspect in the investigation of the homicide of Cox shooting death.
He also had previous police matters emanating from 2013, where he failed to make a court appearance for the offence of kidnapping, which is reported to have occurred on January, 3rd, 2013.