Police officer's wife charged with his murder

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 08:15

The common law wife of PC Sherwin Lela will appear in court today charged with his murder.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

The common law wife of No. 16849 PC Sherwin Lela, who died at hospital from burn injuries, is due to appear before an Arima Magistrate today, charged with his murder.

KIMLEE CEZAIR, 33, a baker, of Providence Circular, Arima, , was charged with the death of the officer, after advice was received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard, SC, on Friday 3rd November, 2017.

PC Lela, 40, of Oropune Gardens, Piarco, who was attached to POS CID, suffered severe burns to his face, neck, abdomen and back, following a fire which was intentionally set at his home, on Monday 4th September, 2017. He later died at hospital on Monday 11th September, 2017.

CEZAIR, was charged by Sgt. (Ag.), Shawn Ammon, of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations, Region 2, on Friday 3rd November, 2017.