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Man who gunned down ex-girlfriend for PI next month

Jermaine Maynard on arrival at the Georgetown Magistrates Court for arraignment on a murder charge

The man, who allegedly gunned down his ex girlfriend on Old Year’s Night 2013, was Monday arraigned on a charge of murder.

Jermaine Maynard was remanded to prison until February 10 when the Preliminary Inquiry would begin to determine whether he should face trial by a judge and jury.

Maynard was not required to plea to the charge which was read to him by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry.  Police said that between December 31, 2013 and January 1, 2014 at Croal Street, Georgetown he murdered 20-year old Carlissa Matthews.carlissa

Police Prosecutor, Corporal Bharat Manrgu told the court that Maynard and the deceased had been in a relationship that ended several months ago. The prosecutor related that about 11:50  Old Year’s Night, Matthews was standing by KFC,  Stabroek Market area when Maynard shot Matthews to her head. She was pronounced dead about 2:15  New Year’s morning while receiving medical attention at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC).

Maynard, who is represented by Attorney-at-Law, George Thomas, was nabbed on January 2 at Springlands, Corentyne near the back track route from where it was believed he was about to leave Guyana illegally for neighbouring Suriname.