[www.inewsguyana.com] – Samantha Benjamin, the woman whose nude and dismembered body was discovered on the Annandale Foreshore, East Coast Demerara died as a result of asphyxiation due to multiple facial fractures and brain hemorrhage.
This is according to a Post-Mortem examination (PME) which was conducted by Government Pathologist Dr. Nehual Singh on Wednesday April 08 which revealed the cause of death.
Meanwhile, 22– year old Kevin Ramsawack of Berbice was on Tuesday April 07, placed before the court and charged with two others for the murder of the 39 – year – old woman whose body was discovered headless and limbless at the Annandale/Buxton foreshore on March 26.
The accused was arrested by police on Tuesday, March 31 at Benjamin’s house in Middle Walk, Buxton East Coast Demerara.
During interrogation, he reportedly told investigators that he was assisted in the gruesome act by two other men who are also from the community of Buxton.
The 22 – year – old allegedly told investigators that robbery was the main motive behind the murder and decided to chop off the woman’s head, hands and feet in order to easily dispose of the body.
Police were also able to recover some of the valuables which belonged to Benjamin, including her laptop and mobile phone at a house in Bent Street, Werk – en – rust, Georgetown.
News understands that Benjamin was a clothes vendor, who plied her trade at the vendors arcade in Georgetown. According to villagers, the night before the woman’s dismembered body was found loud music was being played from the house while they heard what sounded like the screams of a woman.