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Francis to face October trial for Anegada Stabbing

USVI national, Kenny Francis is expected to face trial before the High Court during the October Assizes for attempted murder. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – USVI national, Kenny Francis is expected to face trial before the High Court during the October Assizes for attempted murder.

Francis, a former resident of Anegada, is accused of being involved in the stabbing of a man at his apartment in the Settlement on Anegada on October 6, 2012. He is represented by attorney at law Anthea Smith.

The accused was previously charged in conjunction with another man with aggravated burglary but this was later changed to attempted murder.

Court records indicate that Francis entered the house in Anegada and attempted to murder Marcos Huggins.

Preliminary inquiries conducted by officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) indicated that both men entered the victim's apartment on Anegada through a window during the early hours of the morning. On exiting the premises, the assailants inflicted a stab wound to the lower abdomen of the victim while he was asleep.

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