BREAKING NEWS: Man charged with murder in Roseau shooting

Blood splattered on the pavement from the victim of shooting in Roseau done in broad day light

One man appeared before a Roseau magistrate today charged with the August 8 murder of Ezron Roberts.

Hendricks Peters has been arrested and charged for the crime.

The Preliminary Investigation has been set for December 11.

Peters has been remanded in custody

According to the police, Roberts, an adult male of Montin, Grand Bay, was shot at 9:20 am on Wednesday, Aug 8, on Kennedy Avenue, at the intersection of Kings Lane, in Roseau.

He received two gunshot wounds, one to the face and the other to his leg. He was transported to the Accident and Emergency Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead by a medical doctor.

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  1. August 16, 2018

    I was present at court on Monday when they charged his younger brother for possession of firearm and ammunition and Tuesday they charged Hendricks with murder.. their parents bailed him… who know this can be the gun used to kill the guy. This island just need prayers.

    • Fruit
      August 16, 2018

      You ppl makes no sense. How can it be the gun that killed the person and he is out? Do what u trying and say the police force can’t do there job? It’s obvious it’s not the gun because the gun bullet didn’t match the bullet of the dead man. All u Dominicans does talk to much and only speak ….. It’s common sense. The police knows if the gun was used for the day , so stop say rubbish. Did u see the accused kill the person? Who see? There is no eveidenvce what so ever. He was arrested because of what the public say. No one saw , no one knows. There is no eveidenvce leading to him. Ppl jus saying what they want. Yes it’s true his bro was murdered for his chain in Grand Bay and no Justice. None, the police never cared. Society never showed interest. Y ? He died innocent for his own chain , a hustler and now the murder eating drinking sexing and enjoying life. And his family is still hurt . Who cared? So now something happen Dominicans saying things . Free the innocent free him.

    • Fruit
      August 16, 2018

      How can it be the gun lol. But the police knows if the gun was used . They must Match the bullet to the gun shot wounds of the dead man. U ppl jus like to talk

  2. Frank Talker
    August 15, 2018

    The justice system is the real loser in this fiasco. Hit-back crimes like these will always confront us when we have a Police Force with the kind of conviction record as the CDPF. The guy charged for this silly crime has grown into an adult knowing that his brother was brutally and senselessly killed in Grand Bay some years ago, and the Police has no one behind bars for that crime. The mother of deceased Mcgarvin appealed to the press to assist her get justice for her dead son, but nothing came out of it. She surely has been carrying a heavy heart all those years. There is a very thin line between sanity and insanity. If someone were to gun down your bigger brother, steal his chain and shoes, and leave him in the road drain like an old dog, and four years later, the killer is walking free, wouldn’t you have thoughts of revenge? Its sad that these things happen, but unless we can swiftly bring criminals to justice, crime will perpetuate.

    • August 16, 2018

      A young man was arrested and charged by the police in connection with Magarvin’s murder, he was also remanded for a while. However, the magistrate granted him bail.. POLICE DONT HAVE THE JURISDICTION TO BAIL PERSONS ON REMAND! So tell me how is it the police fault that the killer is out When he was captured charged and brought to court.. allu does just say what allu want with allu mouths.
      I understand where you’re coming from but that still doesn’t give him the right to kill an innocent person..
      But the way the country set up self self self alas.
      Is the court system/ ministry of justice who has to step up their game.

    • smh
      August 16, 2018

      so the shooting of this guy..what he has to do with it…why didn’t he kill the person who killed his brother?

      • yep
        August 26, 2018

        same thing i was saying go behind the guy that killed his brother .. not killing an innocent

  3. Lagaranks
    August 15, 2018

    Police need to do their work. This is a charge of convenience! Not me allu fooling. Allu have the wrong man!

  4. Fedup
    August 15, 2018

    That’s the issue in this country. The boys brother was brutally murdered as few years back at an event in Grandbay.the justice system failed and release the young man who did it. Now it looks like a do for do.. the deceased brother coming back and kill a member of the other man’s family. Am not saying what he did was right, but how can you put a man on bail for killing another, not caring about the other families, the people not getting councelling. We need to do better in all areas

  5. ManIbe
    August 14, 2018

    They kill d man brother for a chain, he should get 2 slaps on d wrists

  6. ???????????
    August 14, 2018

    Why oh why? Vengeance belongs to God. Now the Mother has to mourn for 2 Sons. And One Family in Montin suffering too. Lord Lord have mercy on our young people. Unecessary pains. Young men think of your parents and family before taking those foolish actions.

  7. ForMyBusiness
    August 14, 2018

    That’s because no evidence nor witness found. An innocent man is being remanded for the pleasures of the public, not justice. Dno reporter should State that, no evidence leading to the accused

  8. Woeyoe
    August 14, 2018

    They kill d man brother so what you expect

  9. DA Fails
    August 14, 2018

    Somebody always snitchin, if I dunno de circumstances, I not telling police nothing :arrow:

    • jamie
      August 15, 2018

      Your an orrogant fool,killing your own black man no matter what is not right,but fools like you have no place in society.

      • DA Fails
        August 27, 2018

        Your own black man? I kno mistah nuh *Sttuuupppeeeezzzzzz* According to skerrit go to hell :twisted:

  10. Anthony P. Ismael Minister of Free Pampers
    August 14, 2018

    Makes no difference to me. Call me when he is tried, convicted and sentenced to death by hanging.

  11. Ibo France
    August 14, 2018

    Good work by the police. Let’s hope that the police have apprehended the right person who’s responsible for committing such a heinous act. If found guilty by a jury of his peers, he should be severely punished. Recommended punishment: Solitary confinement, 24/7, one meal daily, for the rest of his life.

  12. Sue Donym
    August 14, 2018

    Why is there not a gun and ammunition charge too? Was he a licenced firearm holder? Other jurisdictions do not play with gun violence!!!

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