La Brea Massacre Suspect Captured

Trinidad – Express

The man suspected in the killing of four La Brea residents last Tuesday, has been caught.

The arrest was confirmed by head of corporate communication for the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Ellen Lewis.

The Express was told that the man is being questioned at a police station in the Eastern Division.

The man was held around 9:10 a.m. on Sunday walking in the vicinity of St Albans Quarry.

The TTPS tweeted, : “The suspect in the gruesome murders of four people on Tuesday at Sobo Village, La Brea, is held at around 9:10 a.m. (18.03.18) walking along a roadway leading out of St Albans Quarry, located 200 metres off the Valencia Stretch.”

The suspect was held by officers attached to the La Horquetta Crime Patrol Unit, under Sgt Vaughn Waldropt who was on patrol at the time.

He was held with a green knapsack containing items of clothing.

The man is being turned over to the Homicide Bureau of Investigations, region III under Supt Lindon Greenidge.

La Brea residents, Abigail Chapman, 42, her daughter Olivia, 15, , Olivia’s friend Mikella, 15, and landlord Michael Scott, 69, were stabbed and beaten to death at Chapman’s apartment at Khani Settlement, La Brea