On August 26, 2023, Micoud police charged 60-year-old Thomas Stephen, alias ‘Jaguar’ of Mon Repos, Micoud, with the murder of Peter Joseph, 74, of the same community.
When he appeared for a bail hearing, the Magistrate’s court remanded the accused to the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF).
The murder charge against ‘Jaguar’ followed the August 15, 2023, demise of Peter Joseph.
Over a week earlier, on August 5, 2023, Joseph sustained injuries in a physical altercation with another man at Mon Repos.
An ambulance transported Joseph to St. Jude Hospital.
However, police said on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at about 8:53 pm, hospital medical personnel informed the Micoud police station that he had succumbed.
A post-mortem examination conducted on Wednesday 23, August 2023, identified Joseph’s cause of death as blunt force trauma to the head.
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