Pre-school principal’s killer remanded into custody

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 11:15

A 43-year-old man from East Dry River has appeared in court charged with the murder of pre-school principal Jezelle Fourniller.

Kirk Fields, of East Dry River, Port-of-Spain, was remanded into custody when appeared before Chief Magistrate Maria Busby-Earle-Caddle in the Port-of-Spain Magistrate's Court, this morning.

Fields was not called upon to plead to the indictable charge.

Fields is accused of stabbing 48-year-old Jezelle Fourniller, of Edingburgh 500, Chaguanas, at the school located along Independence Square in Port-of-Spain, last Monday.

Fields surrendered to police shortly after the incident.

During his court appearance, a soft-spoken Fields asked the Chief Magistrate when his case is expected to start.

Chief Magistrate Busby-Earle-Caddle then went on to explain the process of how a murder case moves through the criminal justice system.

Kirk Fields is expected to reappear in court on February 27.

 

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Story by DEREK ACHONG

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