Herstelling man arraigned for reputed wife’s murder

first_imgA Herstelling, East Bank Demerara man who allegedly strangled his reputed wife, Lowtie Atwaroo, to death on Monday evening was on Thursday arraigned for the heinous crime.Thirty-eight-year-old Daniel Watson, of Lot 1262 Plantation Walk, Herstelling, was not required to plead to the indictable charge which stated that on May 21, 2018, he murdered Atwaroo, called “Mona”.Defence Attorney Bernard Da Silva claimed that his client was beaten by Police ranks in order for him to sign documents that he was not too familiar with. HeDaniel Watsonasked that his client be medically examined and be given an early date for a Preliminary Inquiry (PI).However, Police Prosecutor Sanj Singh told the court that the investigations into the matter were ongoing and were awaiting statements.It was reported that the incident occurred about 21:00h on Monday last when Atwaroo went to visit her reputed husband.Investigations revealed that Atwaroo moved out of the couple’s home over two months ago after being allegedly abused by Watson. However, they allegedly continued a visiting relationship.Reports are that on the day in question, the woman went to visit her reputed husband and shortly after was seen submerged in a drain.Watson reportedly fled the scene, but was later apprehended, arrested and charged with the capital offence. The accused was remanded to prison by Magistrate Leroy Daly and would make his next court appearance on May 28.last_img read more

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Santa Clarita Calendar

first_imgFRIDAY AARP Driver Safety class, 2-6 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Call (661) 259-9444. Karaoke night, 6:30-9:30 at Vincenzo’s, 24504 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6733. SATURDAY AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2AARP Driver Safety class, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Call (661) 259-9444. Free used oil recycling kits will be distributed, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Kragen Auto Parts, 26850 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for a morning run, 7 o’clock in the parking lot at Starbucks, 26415 Bouquet Canyon Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Free wellness workshop will present research about stubborn weight, fatigue and hormone imbalance, 10-11:30 a.m. at the office of Dr. Larry Cart, 24868 Apple St., Suite 101, Newhall. Call (661) 284-6233. Saugus train station will be open, 1-4 p.m. at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave. Call (661) 254-1275. Karaoke night, 8 o’clock at VFW Post 6885, 16208 Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-6885. Special Olympics offers athletic training and competition for athletes with learning disabilities throughout the day at various locations in Santa Clarita. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. SUNDAY Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Donor Registry, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Temple Beth Ami, 230223 Hilse Lane, Newhall. Call (626) 577-2587. Nature program, “Living Among Mountain Lions,” 2-4 p.m. at the Valencia Library, 23743 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia. Call (661) 259-8942. Santa Clarita Runners Club will meet for marathon training, 6:30 a.m. in the parking lot at Granary Square, 25930 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Bingo will be played, 10:30 a.m. at Mint Canyon Moose Lodge, 18000 W. Sierra Highway, Canyon Country. Call (661) 252-7222. Saugus train station will be open, 1-4 p.m. at Heritage Junction in William S. Hart Park, 24151 San Fernando Road, Newhall. Call (661) 254-1275. MONDAY Special Olympics offers golf lessons to athletes with learning disabilities, evenings at Vista Valencia Golf Course, 24700 W. Trevino Drive, Valencia. New athletes or volunteer coaches can call (661) 253-2121. TUESDAY Nonaerobic workout in a heated pool for joint and muscle conditioning, 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia. Call (661) 253-3593. Santa Clarita Runners Club will work out, 6:15 p.m. at the College of the Canyons track, 26455 N. Rockwell Road, Valencia. Call (661) 294-0821 or visit www.scrunners.org. Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club will offer an intermediate class, 7-9 p.m. in Rooms A1 and 2 at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Call (661) 252-2210 or (661) 255-0463. Barbershop Harmony Singers will rehearse, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Valley Oaks Village Apartments, 24700 Valley St., Newhall. Call (661) 259-6109 for security-door information.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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