Israel Charged With Wife’s Murder

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The Royal SVG Police Force on Saturday February 1st, 2020 arrested and charged Mr. Mitchell Israel a 57 year old civil servant of Questelles for the murder of his wife.

The arrest was made at 6:30pm in the South Leeward District.

Israel is accused of committing an unlawful act, shooting his wife, 44 year old Staff Nurse Mrs. Arianna Duharte Taylor-Israel.

On Thursday January 30th, 2020, at about 3:45pm, Taylor-Israel was shot about her body by her husband on the compound of the St. Martin’s Secondary School in Kingstown Park, while there to pick her son up.

The accused will appear at the Serious Offences Court today, Monday February 3rd, 2020 for an arraignment.

This shooting incident is being called the first homicide of the year in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

XtremeFM was reliably informed that Israel was served with divorce papers on the morning of the incident.

Recent details have surfaced, indicating that Taylor-Israel had previously made many reports of domestic abuse to the police.

The couple had been married for some 15 years, with two sons.