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Prison escapee ex-cop Varswyck shot dead

Uree Varswyke also known as Malcolm Gordon

Ex policeman, Urie Varswyck who escaped from the burning Georgetown Prison almost two months ago was shot dead early Friday morning in Linden, police said.

Head of the Guyana Police Force’s Criminal Investigations Department, Senior Superintendent Wendell Blanhum said Varswyck was shor dead during a confrontation with security forces.

Varswyck, former member of the Guyana Police Force, was considered dangerous as he was a marksman.

The government’s Department of Public Information said acting Police Commissioner David Ramnarine early Friday morning confirmed that a Joint Services intelligence led operations was conducted in Linden Thursday evening which resulted in prison escapee Varswyck being mortally wounded. At approximately 11:45 PM.

Varswyck and Mark Royden Durant aka Smallie were seen together in the Central Amelia’s Ward area. The duo opened fire on the joint Services who returned fire which resulted in Varswyck, who was dressed in a military vest and boots, being fatally wounded.

ESCAPEE: Mark Royden Durant also known as Royden Williams called “Smallie”.

A 9mm pistol and 40 live rounds along with a backpack and cloth bag were found near his body. The bag contained toiletteries, medical supplies and a gas mask.

A relentless pursuit aimed at the capture of Durant continues. Acting Commissioner Ramnarine expressed thanks to residents who have provided information to the Guyana Police Force.

  • ExPPP_Man

    Another PNC freedom fighter down, many more at large. 400 black men were supposedly murdered under the PPP. I wonder if they keeping count how many killed since the coalition in power.

    • Col123

      Ex KKK guy… ask Naggie.. he is also the information Minister, Prime Minister and Deputy President. His last count was x2-y2=2xy+y2.

  • brain dead idiot

    WAIT WAIT NO POLICE BRUTALITY NOBODY SAYING YALL KILL THE CHURCH BOY
    jaggie gone keep a big soul dance and march at cuffy again for this one something fishy dem kill he so he couldn’t say de PPP de paying he for burn down the jail.