[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Guyana Police Force has managed a breakthrough in the murder investigations of political activist, Courtney Crum-Ewing, who was gunned down on March 10, 2015 at Third Avenue, Diamond Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara.
Crime Chief, Wendell Blanhum has revealed that ranks from the Force’s Major Crime Investigation Unit have questioned a suspect in connection with the murder, who remains in police custody.
The identity of the suspect remains unknown to the public. Eight persons were previously arrested and questioned in relation to the murder, but were subsequently released.
Crum-Ewing was assassinated while urging residents of Diamond to vote for the Opposition Coalition at the just concluded May 11, 2015 general and regional elections.
He was shot five times, including three times to the head at point blank range. The former GDF Solider had staged a protest for several weeks outside the office of then Attorney General, Anil Nandlall between November and December 2014 calling for his resignation following allegations of corruption and threats to journalists.