Attempted murder accused jailed for station escape

Miner Quincy Hoyte, who escaped from a police station where he was being held in connection with an attempted murder probe, was yesterday sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Hoyte, 24, of 270 ‘B’ Field, Sophia, admitted that on August 21, while being in lawful custody pending investigations into a criminal charge of attempted murder, he escaped from Detective Constable Zane Williams at the Port Kaituma Police Station.

In addition, Hoyte was charged with the attempted murder of Dexter Abrams. He was not required to plea to the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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