Wanted man in ‘fowl cock row’ murder arrested

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murder_350_111412071506The police have arrested Mark Assing, who was wanted for the murder of Abiola Eddie-Barker.

According to the Police, Assing was arrested yesterday, Thursday July 4 at Wales, East Bank Demeara.

On June 20, last, Abiola Edie and her son, Martin Barker, of McDoom, East Bank Demerara were shot by their neighbour. Barker was accused of putting his game cock to fight his neighbour’s roosters.

The young man’s mother came out to defend him but the argument got heated and their neighbour went into his house, collected his gun and allegedly shot Barker twice. Eddie was also shot in her face.

Barker was treated at GPHC and was eventually discharged but his mother succumbed to her injuries.