MASSIVE SALE AT AUTO DOMAIN INC. IN CORINTH, GROS ISLET, July 15-July 20, 2019, 40% off on selected items: transmissions, engines, body, electric, brakes, filters, headlamps. Call 758-584-2621 or 758-287-2886

Trinidad: Viral fight video may have caused woman’s murder

By Rhondor Dowlat

 Share This On:

Mariah Neptune

(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — A fight that went vi­ral on so­cial me­dia last week may have been the mo­tive for the mur­der of 18-year-old Tu­na­puna res­i­dent Maria Nep­tune.

Ac­cord­ing to a po­lice re­port, at about 10.30 pm Nep­tune was stand­ing in her yard at #3 Ma­coya Set­tle­ment when two men walked up to her. Po­lice said they both opened fire and Nep­tune was shot sev­er­al times in the chest.

Nep­tune was tak­en to the Er­ic Williams Med­ical Sci­ences Com­plex, Mt Hope, where she died while un­der­go­ing treat­ment.

Guardian Me­dia was told that last week Nep­tune and a 16-year-old got in­to a fight with a 21-year-old woman. The fight, in which one woman was se­vere­ly beat­en, was record­ed and post­ed on Face­book where it went vi­ral. Po­lice be­lieve one of the women who was em­bar­rassed over the video or­gan­ised the at­tack on Nep­tune.

Rel­a­tives are hop­ing for swift jus­tice as they claim that the po­lice were giv­en crit­i­cal in­for­ma­tion in the case.

In­ves­ti­ga­tions are con­tin­u­ing.

(1)(3)
This article was posted in its entirety as received by stlucianewsonline.com. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of stlucianewsonline.com, its sponsors or advertisers.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.