Widow ends 14-year quest for justice for murdered husband

‘The police drain meh’

Andrew Bess

Cheryl Bess, the widow of murdered city council employee, Andrew Bess, says she is done “running behind” the police in her quest to get justice and is adamant that she wasted the last 14 years pursuing the case.

“The police deh drain meh. They mek ah get tired and frustrated…and down courage,” the woman told Stabroek News, while fighting back tears.

On October 30, 2004, city council employee Andrew Bess, called ‘Fineman’ and ‘Troy Bess,’ and his wife were in their home in Postal Housing Scheme, North Ruimveldt, when five unmasked men, armed with guns, forced their way into their house, which adjoined their grocery store. They were held at gunpoint by the men. After fatally shooting Andrew Bess in the chest, the men escaped with $62,000 and some gold jewellery…..

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