Valencia Man Charged with 2018 Murder

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 13:00

A Valencia man is expected to appear before a Sangre Grande Magistrate today, charged with the 2018 murder of Kevin Arrindell.

38-year-old DARRYL BOBBY LALLA, of Quarry Road, Valencia, also was charged with shooting with intent against a male victim, as well as possession of firearm and possession of ammunition.

The charges were laid following advice received from Director of Public Prosecutions, Roger Gaspard SC, on Monday 17th February 2020.

Kevin Arrindell, a 36-year-old farmer,  of  Cayman  Road,  Valencia,  was in the company of another  man at  Swan Quarry Road, Valencia, on Tuesday 6th August 2018, when  they  were  approached  by  a  lone  gunman  who  fired several shots at them.

The victim was shot in the back of the head and died at the scene.

The assailant continued shooting at the second victim  who ran off. He escaped without injuries.

Darryl Bobby Lalla  was  arrested  in  connection  with  the  offences  on  Wednesday  12th February 2020, by officers of the Sangre Grande Police Station.

Investigations  were  supervised  by  ASP  Sean  Dhillpaul,  of  the  Homicide Bureau  of Investigations (Region 2).

Lalla, was charged by WPC Cindy Diaz also of HBI Region 2, on Monday 17th February 2020.



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