Police in Essequibo on Saturday arrested the lone suspect in the gunning down of Charlestown youth, Odingo Haywood.
The wanted man, Lenroy Forde, was arrested by the Police while he was being transported in a boat to the mining community of Devil Home in the Cuyuni/Mazaruni region.
A woman who was traveling with the murder suspect was also arrested. She has been placed in custody on suspicion of harbouring a fugitive.
25-year-old Drysdale Street resident, Odingo Haywood was shot dead on Wednesday night during an argument in his yard with the suspect, according to eyewitnesses.
Persons in the area said the two men were known to each other and grew up in the area together. They said during the argument, several gunshots were heard and Haywood was seen collapsing on the roadway as the suspect ran away from the scene.
A wanted bulletin was issued for the suspect, Lenroy Forde, the same night.