Guard charged with May Day murder

A security guard was yesterday remanded after he appeared before a city court to face a murder charge stemming from a fatal confrontation with a labourer, who police say stole from him.

Fifty-three-year-old Kelvin Chisholm, of 5 Water Street, Kingston, was not required to plead to the charge which alleged that he, on May 1, murdered 34-year-old Nigel Lawson of Camp Street.

According to Prosecutor Bharat Mangru, Chisholm is a security guard employed at a private residence in South Cummingsburg while Lawson did odd jobs in the area. At about 7:45 PM on May 1, Chisholm confronted Lawson on Quamina Street about a missing cellphone and an iPod.

According to a release issued by the Guyana Police Force (GPF) last week, the security guard had been on duty  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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