The nude body of the Gafsons Industries Limited’s Manager was found hanging from a cord in a wardrobe at his Lot 39 Herstelling, East Bank Demerara, house on Thursday night. The discovery was made by the downstairs neighbour, sometime around 23:00hrs, after the woman saw a strange person leaving the yard with several bags.
Police on Saturday made a breakthrough in the murder of 55-year-old Terry Lackhan of Herstelling, East Bank Demerara, after the detained suspect confessed to killing the man.
According to Police ‘A’ Division (Georgetown-East Bank Demerara) Commander, Clifton Hicken, the post-mortem of the body revealed that Lackhan died as a result of strangulation. He added that they arrested a suspect on Friday night and during investigations, the person confessed to the murder.
However, Hicken noted that while they made this breakthrough, investigators are since looking for a second suspect.
Investigations are ongoing.