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Monday, July 5

Police officer commits suicide after killing constable

Kaieteur News: "The police are investigating a suspected murder/suicide involving Police Assistant Superintendent Ivelaw Murray and Police Constable 20631 Kevin Shepherd, both of Springlands Police Station, which occurred today at Springlands, Corentyne, Berbice.
In a case that has struck at the heart of the Guyana Police Force, Constable Shepherd, 22, called “Black Hat” of Lot 322 Welcome Street, Rosignol, West Bank Berbice was shot dead around midnight on Saturday in his bed, allegedly by his officer, Assistant Superintendent Ivelaw Murray, with a .38 service revolver.
Murray was later found dead with a gunshot wound below his chin in his home at Hashim Street Springlands, still clutching the revolver.

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