Cops send samples to forensic lab in Brazil

- Crime Chief confident of speedy results

Forensic samples for a number of cases, including murders and last year’s plane crash at Sparendaam, East Coast Demerara, have been delivered to a lab in Brasilia, Brazil, according to Crime Chief Seelall Persaud, who seems confident that the wait for the results will not be long.

Persaud told Stabroek News that the samples were taken from Guyana last Monday by a police official. Asked which cases the samples were related to, Persaud said that information was not immediately available as he had not spoken to the rank since his return and was still awaiting his report.

He, however, said that there were samples for about 12 cases, including the rape/murder of 90-year-old Millicent Prince-Cummings and …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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