Security Guard remanded to prison for murder of Labourer

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Murder accused: Kelvin Chrisholeum
Murder accused: Kelvin Chrisholeum

[www.inewsguyana.com] – A 53 – year – old man of Kingston, Georgetown, accused of stabbing a labourer to death over garbage dumping was remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry on Tuesday, May 6.

Kelvin Chrisholeum was not required to plead to the indictable offence, which alleged that on Thursday, May 1 at Quamina Street, Georgetown, he murdered Nigel Lawson.

No facts were read in the Court and Police Prosecutor Bharat Mangru said that no advice was sought as yet regarding the matter. He told the Court that investigations are incomplete and there are seven witnesses to testify in the matter.

According to reports, the deceased lived along Camp Street and would do odd jobs for persons in the area. Police had stated that the Security Guard was on duty at a residence in Quamina Street and left his IPod and cell phone on a chair in front of the building while making checks around.

Upon his return, the guard reportedly saw Lawson leaving the compound and his IPod and cell phone were missing.

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