Delon ‘Nasty Man’ Henry appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts today before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan as the Preliminary Inquiry into the death of footballer Dexter Griffith continues.
Keshawn Griffith, the brother of the deceased along with three police witnesses; Detective Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Simeon Reid who is the head of the Fraud Squad at the Criminal Investigation Department, Eve Leary; Detective Sergeant Suraboo stationed at the CID, Brickdam Police Station and Corporal Eastman.
The witness gave evidence in relation to the matter and was later cross- examined by defense counsel Adrian Thompson.
Police Prosecutor, Sergeant Neville Jeffers declined to re-examine them. He however indicated that 2 remaining witnesses are left to testify on behalf of the prosecution.
Henry first appeared in court on October 8, 2015, slapped with the murder charge of Griffith who was gunned down on September 29 in East Ruimveldt, Georgetown.
He was also charged for unlawful possession of a .38 revolver with six matching rounds of ammunition.
The court heard that on the day in question at around 19:30 hrs, Griffith was sitting in front of his house at Back Circle, East Ruimveldt, when the accused reportedly walked up to him with a gun and shot him.
According to Police Prosecutor Simone Payne, after being shot, Griffith attempted to escape but collapsed in a drain a short distance from the scene. She told the court that the accused reportedly escaped on a cycle while Griffith was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Payne also reported to the court that the accused was picked up by Police on October 4 for questioning in connection with the murder, but denied the allegations. He was subsequently placed in an identification parade where he was positively identified and later taken into custody.
The PI was adjourned until March 21.