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Mother of murdered sibling move out of Morvant home

NEWS GRAPHIC 8The funeral service of slain brothers nine year old Jadel Holder and 15-year-old Jamal Braithwaite will be held tomorrow at 10 am at the Simpsons Funeral Home, Eastern Main Road, Laventille.

Relatives of the boys revealed that contrary to media reports, the mother of the two boys, had not left her Petunia Avenue, Morvant, home after receiving death threats.

They sated that she left because she could not live in the same house in which her sons were killed.

Today is eight days since the boys were murdered.

No one has been held for the murders.

On June 1, the brothers had just had lunch at their home at Petunia Avenue, Morvant, when around 3 p.m. two gunmen broke into their home.

Within minutes the brothers were killed.

Their 16-year-old cousin Glendel Alexander, was also wounded in the incident.

The attackers then escaped.