Jason Stapleton, 39, of St Francois Valley Road, Morvant, was remanded into custody after appearing before Port of Spain Magistrate Indar Jagroop, charged with the murder of Allan Gerard Sanchez.

Sanchez’s body was found burnt beyond recognition by first responders in an incomplete concrete structure at Romain Lands, Morvant, on March 20th. The discovery of the body followed a report of an assault.

The accused surrendered to the police on April 13th and was charged by WPC Theroulde of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations, Region 2, following advice received from Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Joan Honore-Paul, on Monday, April 19th, 2021. Stapleton is expected to reappear in court on May 18th, 202