Shop owner to stand trial for murder of peace maker

first_imgThe businessman accused of killing 19-year-old Nyron Vyphuis at Circuit Ville, Yarrowkabra, Linden-Soesdyke Highway, was on Tuesday committed to stand trial in the High Court for the heinous crime.Dead: Nyron VyphuisMurder suspect: Anthony JonesForty-year-old Anthony Jones, of Circuit Ville, Yarrowkabra, Soesdyke-Linden Highway, appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts before Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus.The Magistrate informed the suspect that the prosecution, without a doubt, presented sufficient evidence that warrants a trial in the High Court.The charge against the accused stated that on October 13, 2018, at Circuit Ville, he murdered Vyphuis.It was reported that on the day in question, the teen was at a liquor shop, owned by Anthony Jones, in the area. Whist there, the owner, who was imbibing with friends, started to abuse his spouse.The young man, upon realising what was happening, intervened and attempted to stop the man from harming the woman. At this time, Jones got annoyed and left, but later returned with an axe. The weapon was eventually taken away from him by other persons who were at the shop.Nevertheless, the furious man went into his home and again armed himself, this time with a knife which he allegedly used to attack and stab the teenager.The teen, in an effort to escape, ran a short distance, but collapsed to the ground as blood gushed profusely from the wound. Friends of the teenager alerted his family members, who rushed to the scene where they found his lifeless body lying in a clump of bushes.The police were contacted and the suspect was taken into custody while the teen’s body was removed from the scene. The mother of the 19-year-old teen is seeking justice for her son.last_img

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