TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO. FINGERPRINT LEADS TO DEATH SENTENCE
January 30, 2008: a 24 year old man in Trinidad, who was identified by a fingerprint found on a number plate, was sentenced to death by hanging. Justice Ian Brook found Nimrod Miguel guilty of murder in the San Fernando First Assize Court. Miguel insisted that he was innocent of the murder of fisherman Ramesh Lalchan, 37, of Fullerton Village, Cedros.
Lalchan, a father of five, was hijacked near the Usine Ste Madeline pond on the night of December 31, 2003, by a group of men, including Miguel, who took him to a canefield at Fairfield Road, Princes Town, and shot him several times in the head.
The men then left in Lalchan's car. (Sources: Trinidad Express, 31/01/2008)