on Greenfield foreshore...
confesses to rape and killing
on the East Coast of Demerara are expected
to charge a 24-year-old Mahaica labourer
for the murder of a Sophia woman whose
body was found last Friday on the
The labourer, who was one of five
persons detained shortly after the body
was discovered, confessed to killing the
45-year-old woman who was subsequently
identified as Carol
Under intense interrogation, the man
from Cambridge , Mahaica, reportedly told
investigators that he and another group of
men had seen the woman wandering in the
Mahaica area early last week.
A reliable source told this newspaper
that the labourer confessed to having sex
with the woman twice, before strangling
her and drowning her in the Atlantic Ocean
the day before her body was discovered.
Relatives of the dead woman were
reported as saying that she disappeared
from her home several days before her body
They claimed that the woman was of
unsound mind and would usually wander off
but never for long periods.
Before the confession, investigators
had long suspected that Augustus was
murdered, but could not find any clue to
aid their suspicion.
However, they got lucky when at least
two persons claimed to have seen the woman
alive early on the day her body was
Several persons were arrested and one
of them led police to the labourer who was
last seen with the woman when she was