Also appearing on murder charges at the Magistrate’s Court today were Benedicto Tillett and Giovanni Diaz. Both young men are accused of killing 26 year old Josue Velasquez of San Lazaro Village.
It is believed that on the 8th of March 2010 both Benedicto Tillett and Giovanni Diaz ambushed Velasquez as he headed to his family’s ranch. The lifeless body of Velasquez was found with multiple machete wounds.
The case file was sent to the DPP for review but has not been completed. Both men are scheduled to reappear in Court on May 25th for a preliminary inquiry. They were unrepresented today.