Love triangle ends in murder in Punta Gorda Print E-mail
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Thursday, 18 May 2017 00:00

There was a murder on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Toledo District. The victim of the murder was Lascelle Martinez, a popular musician of the famous “Coolie Rebels” and son of former Minister, Eden Martinez. He was fatally stabbed multiple times at the corner of West and Victoria Streets in Punta Gorda Town.

The suspect in the case in Simeon Lino. After stabbing Martinez, Lino allegedly also went to the residence of Tianne Figueroa, his estranged girlfriend, and stabbed her before fleeing the scene. Figueroa was transported to the Punta Gorda Hospital where she was listed as stable. The motive for the crimes is believed to be jealousy. Lino, who is still at large, is being sought by the police.