A 43-year-old man from East Dry River has appeared in court charged with the murder of pre-school principal Jezelle Fourniller.
Kirk Fields, of East Dry River, Port-of-Spain, was remanded into custody when appeared before Chief Magistrate Maria Busby-Earle-Caddle in the Port-of-Spain Magistrate's Court, this morning.
Fields was not called upon to plead to the indictable charge.
Fields is accused of stabbing 48-year-old Jezelle Fourniller, of Edingburgh 500, Chaguanas, at the school located along Independence Square in Port-of-Spain, last Monday.
Fields surrendered to police shortly after the incident.
During his court appearance, a soft-spoken Fields asked the Chief Magistrate when his case is expected to start.
Chief Magistrate Busby-Earle-Caddle then went on to explain the process of how a murder case moves through the criminal justice system.
Kirk Fields is expected to reappear in court on February 27.
Story by DEREK ACHONG