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GUYANA: Man arrested in connection with killing of two teenagers, as unrest intensifies – UPDATED

UPDATE: Total of five persons arrested for murder of teenagers. Police use tear gas and rubber bullets on protesters on Monday night 

Burning debris on the Number 5 Village Public Road Bridge.

Police Sunday night said a man was arrested in connection with the discovery of the bodies of two teenagers  in the backlands of Cotton Tree Village , West Coast Berbice. (near Rosignol)

“Acting upon information received the police have since arrested a 57 year old male of Cotton Tree, West Coast Berbice. He is presently in custody,” police spokesman, Royston Andries said.

While crime scene detectives did not see any blood stains or weapon around the bodies or within the immediate vicinity, they found apparent blood stains at the suspect’s coconut farm.  Continue reading