The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has advised that a murder charge be laid against former murder accused, Kacey Heyliger. Twenty-eight-year-old Heyliger, of Shell Road Kitty, was positively identified following an identification parade for the murder of Peter Gonsalves.
The 60-year-old carpenter of Pere Street Kitty was killed on December 7, 2020, at around 21:45 hrs on Garnett Street, Newtown, Kitty in front of a LiquorRestaurant.
Investigations disclosed that Gonsalves was the owner of a black and white XR motorcycle bearing registration number CJ 600 and valued at $450, 000.It was reported that Gonsalves was proceeding west along Garnett Street when he was attacked by two men on a motorcycle, one of whom was armed with a handgun. The gunman shot him several times after which he fell to the ground.
Further information revealed that after the victim fell, he was relieved of his motorcycle by the man who was a pillion rider. The men then made good their escape. Gonsalves was pronounced dead at the scene by Emergency Medical Technicians.
In 2019, Heyliger was charged with the 2018 murder of America Street, Georgetown money changer Shawn Nurse called ‘Fabulous’. Following a Preliminary Inquiry in the Magistrate Courts, the charge against him was dismissed due to insufficient evidence.