KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator AJ Nicholson will be making a full statement on the discussion and decisions arrived at following a meeting with Trinidad and Tobago's Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran this week.
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A 49-year-old man who allegedly decapitated his common-law-wife and amputated her legs during a dispute at their Kingston home was remanded in custody after a psychiatric evaluation reported that he was mentally stable.
The accused, Darly Lewis, was remanded for psychiatric evaluation when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court last month. However, when he appeared in court on Tuesday, Senior Magistrate Judith Pusey was informed via a report from the psychiatrist that Lewis was not suffering from any mental disorder.
Lewis, who is being represented by Attorney Nicole Burgher, was remanded in custody for a bail application on October 31.
He is charged with the gruesome murder of 33-year-old Diane Hines, who was killed at the couple's home on Oakland Crescent off Waltham Park Road on August 23.
Allegations are that Lewis, in a fit of jealousy, used a knife to stab Hines in the neck, rendering her unconscious.
It is further alleged that he then used a hand saw to behead her and sever both her legs at the knees.
It is further reported that after dismembering Hines's body, he attempted to place her headless torso in a travelling bag and her legs in a suitcase before fleeing to the Fellowship Tabernacle Church.
Lewis reportedly went to the church with his twin daughters, whose guardianship he signed over to another woman. He was then accompanied to the police station by Reverend Al Miller.
He was later charged for the murder of the mother of his two children.
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