One week after a female security guard from Affiance on the Essequibo Coast died after she was dropped home by a taxi driver, the driver has been charged with the woman’s murder.
The accused 62-year-old, Kirk Beaton appeared before Magistrate Esther Sam at the Charity Magistrate’s Court this morning and was not required to enter a plea to the charge.
According to the charge sheet, it alleged that on the 15th November, 2021, Beaton strangled 52-year-old Indira Lall.
Initial reports of the incident indicated that Beaton who is a taxi driver would normally take the woman to and from her job.
He reportedly dropped her home on the same night in a semi-conscious state. The woman was taken to a nearby hospital where she died.
The accused, Kirk Beaton was arrested after the post mortem examination found that the woman died as a result of manual strangulation.
The murder accused has been remanded to jail until the 12th December.