Pomona teen charged with murder of Essequibo Coast labourer

Kevin Bettencourt

A 19-year-old man who allegedly stabbed and killed a 23-year-old labourer at Pomona, Essequibo Coast on New Year’s Eve, was charged and remanded to prison on Thursday. 

According to Police ‘G’ Division Commander, Kahli Pareshram, the suspect – Alex Mathias – was arraigned before Magistrate Esther Sam at the Suddie Magistrate’s Court. He was charged with the murder of Kevin Bettencourt of Vilvoorden, Essequibo Coast. Mathias was not required to plead to the capital offence. He was unrepresented by counsel and was remanded to prison. He is set to return to court on January 19…..

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