THE Couva man held in connection with the beating death of his 42-year-old brother during a fight is expected to be charged with murder.
Last week Friday, after the fight at Savonetta, the 34-year-old suspect took Terry Eli to the San Fernando general hospital where he died.
The suspect surrendered at Couva police station and an autopsy said Eli died as a result of the injuries received from the beating.
Sgt Corrie of Homicide Bureau Region III led investigations and legal officer PC Kyrn Lewis submitted a file to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. On Friday evening, the office of the DPP gave instructions for police to charge the man.
He is to appear before a Couva magistrate on Tuesday.