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Homicide detectives are searching
for the owner of a pair of female slip-
pers which was left in the front pas-
senger seat of a crashed car in which
Hazzir Mohammed s body was found
with a single bullet wound to the face,
on Wednesday night.
Police suspect he might have been
in the company of the woman, who
may hold the key to the murder, as
Mohammed s body was found with a
sex-toy (a dildo) strapped to his body.
Mohammed, 48, a store administra-
tor at Hi-Lo s Marabella branch, was
found dead shortly after 11 pm behind
the steering wheel of his white Nissan
Police said in addition to the sex toy
he was wearing, several others were
found in his car.
The officers are speculating that rob-
bery was a possible motive for the
killing as money was also found scat-
tered all over the car. They suspect the
killer grabbed some of the money before
Marabella police were called out to
investigate an accident in which a car
crashed into a utility pole on St James
However, when Cpl Bahadur and
other officers responded, they found
Mohammed s body in the car with a
gunshot wound to the face.
Led by ASP Jaffar, Insp Gajadhar and
Insp Mohammed, they found
Mohammed wearing the sex toy, adding
to their suspicion he was with a female
His body was viewed by the DMO
Dr Parmanand and taken to the Forensic
Science Centre, St James, for an autop-
sy.Relatives said Mohammed had a girl-
friend, who lived at Marabella, but she
was not well known to them.
At his San Francique Road home in
Fyzabad, Mohammed s father, Abdool
Rojan Mohammed, 71, sat dejectedly
on his front porch as family and friends
tried to console him.
Already suffering with a heart con-
dition and hearing impairment, Abdool
was not told of the circumstances sur-
rounding his son s death.
"Police came around 1.30 am and
my brother came and told me my son
dead and then they came back and told
me he was shot.
"Well, I was in shock. I couldn t do
anything. I just sat down and started
to cry," Abdool said.
The death was a harsh blow for
Abdool, who said his son was his sole
caregiver. Abdool said his wife,
Basheroon, died of cancer two years
ago and Mohammed, his only son, took
care of him. He said he was now alone.
A 46-year-old Jamaican taxi
driver has been convicted of the
Michelle Coudray-Greaves, the
daughter Local Government
Minister Marlene Coudray.
The guilty verdict from a 12-
member jury in the St James Cir-
cuit Court comes almost exactly
two years after the schoolteacher s
charred remains were found in a
canefield near Montego Bay
Coudray-Greaves, 39, was due
to start a teaching job at Cornwall
College, Montego Bay, before she
went missing after returning from
a trip to Trinidad on June 2, 2012.
Among the witnesses who tes-
tified during her 17-day trial
before High Court Judge Courtney
Daye was Minister Coudray who
told the court she flew to Jamaica
in June 2012 and assisted in iden-
tifying the remains.
"I saw the charred remains on
a cot and I saw the fingers on
which there was a ring and I told
the doctor that, that was her ring.
There were braces on the teeth,
both top and bottom, and I told
the doctor that, from what I had
seen, it appeared to be the remains
of my daughter," Coudray said.
Coudray has since taken cus-
tody of her daughter s three chil-
dren. Several calls were made to
her cellphone for comment on
the verdict yesterday evening,
however, they all went to voice-
According to a report in the
Jamaica Gleaner published yes-
terday evening after the verdict,
prosecutors relied mainly on cir-
cumstantial evidence in the case.
"Cell site analysis on the night
Coudray-Greave went missing
placed Taylor near the location
where the body was found," the
The report also said two civilian
witnesses, one of them a farmer,
testified they saw Taylor s taxi
leaving the area where the body
of Coudray-Greaves was found.
The forensic pathologist Dr
Murari Saranji, who performed
the autopsy on her body, revealed
she died of blunt force trauma to
An unsworn statement from
Taylor, in which he denied any
involvement in the killing, was
also presented during the trial
which began late last month.
Taylor s trial was not free from
controversy as in the preliminary
stages, his attorney had com-
plained on several occasions that
police had improperly interviewed
him while he was on remand
The case was also stalled briefly
after an orthodontist, who pre-
sented Coudray-Greaves dental
records, initially refused to testify.
Taylor was represented by
defence attorney Trevor Ho Lyn
while Maxine Jackson, led the
prosecution s team in the trial.
Taylor is expected to be sen-
tenced on July 23.
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