One person in custody being grilled about Berbice triple murder

Police investigators have confirmed that one person has been arrested as they continue to probe a triple murder that occurred in the backlands of Black Bush Polder, Berbice. Investigators would not identify the suspect who is currently being questioned. Three members of a family, including a 15-year-old boy were found dead in the backlands of the […]

Drop in centre fire deaths Preliminary report handed over

(MOTP)  The Preliminary Report of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) established to probe the circumstances surrounding the fire at the Hadfield Street Drop In Centre, which resulted in the deaths of two young children, was today handed over to Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, at the Ministry of the Presidency by Commissioner, Retired Colonel […]

Man found bound and naked in Herstelling home

The body of a man in his early 50’s was found bound and naked in his Herstelling home late on Thursday night. ‘A’ Division Commander Clifton Hicken confirmed the discovery and said a rope was found tied around the man’s neck. Hicken said police are continuing their investigation and expects to have a post mortem […]

GPHC Matron to proceed on leave as management launches investigation

Management of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) along with members of the Board have taken a decision to send Matron Colleen Hicks on administrative leave as complaints continue to mount against her alleged intractable behaviour. Board Chairman Max Hanoman made the announcement on Thursday and said the decision was taken to allow for a […]

Crane Teen hacks Stepfather to death

In an attack of rage, a teenager murdered his stepfather at Crane, West Coast Demerara, just before noon on Thursday. The dead man has been identified as Euscaue Williams, 70 years, a pensioner, of Crane Housing Scheme. According to reports, the man and his 16-year-old stepson were involved in a confrontation during which the boy used […]

Missing man suspected murdered, wife wants closure

A worried wife is hoping, against the odds, for the safe return of her husband who went missing 10 days ago in the North Fork area in Region #7, Cuyuni Mazaruni where he had gone to work. Forty seven-year- old Shawn Clarke left his North Street, Georgetown home on June 15 to travel to the […]