Two high profile cases were before the courts today. Both 24-year-old Michelle Brown and 27-year-old Kenrick Longworth were brought to court escorted by heavy security. They were escorted by 5 to 6 GSU police officers. Brown was in handcuffs only and Longsworth was properly secured in cuffs and shackles. Brown was accused and charged for the murder of Businessman, Muslim Fareed Ahmad which occurred in December 2017 in Hattieville. On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, more than a year ago, Brown’s case was committed to stand trial at the January 2019 session of the Supreme Court but was later transfer to another session. A date is to be set for a trial in the Supreme Court. In court today, Brown was represented by an attorney, Simeon Sampson while the crown was represented by Crown Counsel, Porsha Staine-Ferguson. WPC Michelle Brown is the first female police officer to be charged and indicted for murder. Brown is due back in the Supreme Court of Justice Colin Williams on February 20.
In the case of Longsworth, he was recently charged on Tuesday, January 14, with the murder of his 3-year-old stepson. Today he was back in court on an old matter which was initially before Court #2 which has been fast-track to Court #3 before Senior Magistrate, Aretha Ford. The matter ended in another adjournment until February 7. His murder case is scheduled for March 12, where he will appear before Chief Magistrate, Sharon Fraser.