Five in custody for murder of BV man

The spot where Campbell's body was found. [iNews' Photo]
Investigators at the scene of the crime.
Investigators at the scene of the crime.

[]The body of the man found at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara, on Friday January 3, has been identified as that of 30 – year – old Rafael Campbell of Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara.

A Post Mortem Examination was performed today Monday January 6 on the body by Pathologist Dr. Nehaul Singh, who gave the cause of death as gunshot injuries to the head.

Five men are in police custody assisting with the investigations into the matter. When the body was first discovered by a passerby, no one claimed it.

The man, who appeared to have dreadlocks was clad in a stripe jersey and was found in a trench filled with bushes.

The parts of his body which floated above the water were reportedly covered in blood. Marks of violence were also visible.




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