FAMILY and friends yesterday rallied around a woman accused of
murdering her 51-year-old husband.
Her relatives sat in the public gallery of the Port-of-Spain Fourth
A Court as Angela Clarke appeared, charged with killing her common-law
husband, Dean Bandoo, last Friday night at Las Cuevas.
Clarke, a mother of six, of La Fillette, appeared before Senior
Magistrate Lucina Cardenas-Ragoonanan.
Neighbours found Bandoos lifeless body on the ground at
the couples Rincon Road, Las Cuevas, home.
As Cardenas-Ragoonan read the charge, Clarke, 33, remained motionless
in the dock in a pink blouse and a long green flowing skirt.
She was not called upon to plead as the charge was laid indictably.
Cpl Abbott laid the charges.
Her attorney, Patrick Godson-Phillips, requested that the prosecution
disclose all documents, statements, interviews, photographs and
medical records concerning Clarkes case.
The magistrate told Abbott to take note of this.
Cardenas-Ragoonanan adjourned the matter to today and transferred
the case to Chief Magistrate Sherman Mc Nicolls in the Eighth Court.
Hoping to catch a glimpse of Clarke, family members gathered outside
the Port-of Spain courthouse to bid their daughter goodbye.