Man charged with murder of elderly woman

Last Updated on Thursday, 7 August 2014, 20:03 by GxMedia

The house in which Joyce Lewis’ body was found in March, 2014.

The Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) high-tech fingerprint system has netted another suspected murderer; this time a 23-year old man for the killing of a 75-year old woman at her home earlier this year

Arraigned for the capital offence is Junior Williams also known as Kevin Alfred.

He is accused of the murder of Joyce Lewis at her North Ruimveldt home on March 26, 2014.

Chief Magistrate, Priya Sewnarine-Beharry said the Preliminary Inquiry to determine whether the man would have to face trial by a judge and jury would begin on September 23.

Lewis was found at her 3639 Christiani Street, North Ruimveldt home with her hands and feet tied. The verandah grills were clipped and the house was ransacked.