23 – Year – old charged with murder of Pensioner

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Dead: Joyce Lewis
Dead: Joyce Lewis

[www.inewsguyana.com] – Twenty – Three – year – old Junior Williams, known as Kevin Alfred was today charged and remanded to prison for the murder of 75 – year – old pensioner, Joyce Lewis.

On March 26, Lewis was found dead in her North Ruimveldt Housing Scheme home with her hands tied, throat slit and underwear below her knees.  Her house was ransacked and she lived alone.

Police Prosecutor Michael Grant said facts are as charged and all investigations are complete. He requested an early date for the Preliminary Inquiry.

The accused is linked to the murder via the Police Force fingerprint system. He told the Court that he does not have any knowledge about the incident. He will return to Court on September 23.

Williams appeared before Magistrate Ann McLennan on August 4, charged with the possession of a semi automatic pistol, when he is not a licensed firearm holder.

 

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