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Edwards Conviction Set Aside, To Face Retrial

Edwards Conviction Set Aside, To Face Retrial

The Court of Appeal for Bermuda today “set aside the conviction and sentence” of Ms. Kiahna Trott Edwards, who was previously convicted of the murder of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal. Director for Public Prosecutions Larry Mussenden indicated that the Crown would be seeking a retrial, and the matter was set down for the September arraignments... Read more of this article

Court: Kiahna Trott-Edwards Sentenced To Life

Court: Kiahna Trott-Edwards Sentenced To Life

Kiahna Trott-Edwards was today [Dec 14] jailed for life for murdering 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal, with the Court ordering she must serve a minimum of eight years before she could be considered for parole. Represented by Rory Fields, Director of Public Prosecutions, the Crown recommended a minimum sentence of fifteen years but one that could go up to... Read more of this article

Trott-Edwards To Be Sentenced On Dec 14th

Trott-Edwards To Be Sentenced On Dec 14th

In today’s [Dec 1] Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments Session, Kiahna Trott-Edwards was given a sentencing date of 14th December. Ms Trott-Edwards, a mother of three, has been found guilty of murdering 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal, who died in September 2014 after sustaining head injuries. Video of Ms Trott Edwards arriving at Court todayDuring... Read more of this article

Kiahna Trott-Edwards Found Guilty Of Murder

Kiahna Trott-Edwards Found Guilty Of Murder

Kiahna Trott-Edwards has been found guilty of murdering 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal, with the jury returning the verdict earlier today [Sept 9]. Mr Mungal died in September 2014 after sustaining head injuries, Ms Trott-Edwards was charged with murder on September 12, 2014 and her trial began in the Supreme Court last month. During the trial the jury... Read more of this article

Court: DPP Questions Defendant In Murder Case

Court: DPP Questions Defendant In Murder Case

The Supreme Court trial of Kiahna Trott-Edwards, who is accused of murdering 16-year-old Berkeley Institute student Shijuan Mungal, continued with the defendant being cross examined by Director of Public Prosecutions Rory Fields. Mr Mungal died in September 2014 after sustaining head injuries, and Ms Trott-Edwards was charged with murder on September... Read more of this article

Court: Defendant Takes Stand In Murder Trial

Court: Defendant Takes Stand In Murder Trial

The trial of Kiahna Trott-Edwards — who is charged with the murder of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal — continued in the Supreme Court, with the jury hearing from Ms Trott-Edwards herself. Mr Mungal died in September 2014 after sustaining head injuries, and Ms Trott-Edwards was charged with murder on September 12, 2014. The jury previously heard from... Read more of this article

Murder Trial Continues In The Supreme Court

Murder Trial Continues In The Supreme Court

The trial of Kiahna Trott-Edwards — who is charged with the murder of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal — continued in the Supreme Court, with the jury hearing from Mr Mungal’s friend who was with him when the altercation allegedly took place. Mr Mungal died in September 2014 after sustaining head injuries, and Ms Trott-Edwards was charged with murder... Read more of this article

Murder Trial Continues In The Supreme Court

Murder Trial Continues In The Supreme Court

The trial of Kiahna Trott-Edwards — who is charged with the murder of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal — continued in the Supreme Court, with the jury hearing from the bus driver operating the bus which both the defendant and victim were on. Mr Mungal died in September 2014 after sustaining head injuries, and Ms Trott-Edwards was charged with murder on... Read more of this article

Kiahna Trott-Edwards Court Trial Underway

Kiahna Trott-Edwards Court Trial Underway

The trial of Kiahna Trott-Edwards — who is charged with the murder of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal — began yesterday [Aug 17] in the Supreme Court. Director of Public Prosecutions Rory Fields is appearing for the Crown, while Courtenay Griffiths QC is defending Ms Trott-Edwards. The Court heard that in September 2014, Mungal and a friend were... Read more of this article

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Teen

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Teen

Appearing in the Supreme Court Monthly Arraignments Session today [March 2], Kiahna Trott-Edwards, 32, pleaded not guilty to the murder of 16-year-old Shijuan Mungal on 8th September 2014. Justice Carlyle Greaves extended her bail, and set a trial date in August 2015. [Note: Due to legal reasons there are very specific rules about commenting on court... Read more of this article

Audio: Shijuan’s Friends Release Tribute Song

Audio: Shijuan’s Friends Release Tribute Song

Friends of the late Shijuan Mungal have produced a song in his memory, with Dj Fury, Storma and Cire releasing a tribute track “Shi World” in memory of the 16-year-old. Set to the same beat as Juelz Santana’s “I Can Feel It In The Air,” the song’s lyrics start out saying, “There comes a time when everyone leaves... Read more of this article

Berkeley Institute Students Raise Over $1,700

Berkeley Institute Students Raise Over $1,700

Today [Sept 19] the Berkeley Institute Student Council sponsored a “Peace and Unity Grub Day” in memory of the late Shijuan Mungal, raising over $1,700, with all proceeds to be donated to Shijuan’s family. In addition, he was honoured with a moment of silence during the school’s lunch hour, and students donned black and white to commemorate... Read more of this article

Football Match Postponed Due To Funeral

Football Match Postponed Due To Funeral

The Bermuda Football Association said that the Premier Division match between PHC and Southampton Rangers scheduled for Sunday [Sept 21] has been postponed due to the funeral of Shijuan Mungal, who was a member of PHC. The match has been rescheduled for Monday, September 22nd at 8:00pm at the Devonshire Recreation Club. The 16 year old student died... Read more of this article