‘Big Foot’ charged with South Rd hotelier’s murder

-identified after selling stolen phone, police say

Brian Leitch, also known as ‘Big Foot,’ was yesterday charged with the murder of hotelier Joseph Jagdeo, whose phone police say he stole and later sold to a woman.

Leitch, a 19-year-old labourer, of Diamond, East Bank Demerara, was not required to plead to the charge when he was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court.

According to the charge, between November 13 and November 14, 2013, at South Road, he murdered Jagdeo.

Police Prosecutor Bharrat Mangru told the Chief Magistrate’s court that on November 13,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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