Linnea Veinotte PI continues

Four witnesses took the stand on Monday, during the second hearing of the Preliminary Inquiry into the death of Linnea Veinotte, a Canadian native whose body was found in the Golf Course area of Grand Anse in December 2015.

Veinotte, a Faculty Member at St George’s University (SGU), was out jogging with her dog when they were both hit by a vehicle.

The driver, Akim Frank of Jean Anglais was later arrested by police and charged with her death.

One of the witnesses who appeared before Magistrate Tamara Gill was Police Constable Reginald Douglas who is attached to the South St George Police Station.

PC Douglas was the responding officer at the time of the accident and was one of the police officers who visited the scene of the accident on the morning of December 6th.

He spoke of visiting the scene again with the accused whom he described as being very co-operative.

Director of Public Prosecutions, Christopher Nelson called three other witnesses, Dr. Michell John-Charles, a resident of Coral Crescent in Lance Aux Epines, as well as Lorraine Steele, and Inspector Kenneth Gill, attached to CID at South St George Police Station in Morne Rouge.

Four others have already given evidence in the PI -the victim’s husband, Matt Veinotte, Roy DeFreitas, the employer of Akim Frank, the brother of the accused, Daryl Frank and a neighbour of the victim.

The Linnea Veinotte murder has attracted the international media especially in Canada.

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