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Ex-wife of PPP co-founder found dead in her home

The ex-wife of People’s Progressive Party co-founder, Senior Counsel, Ashton Chase died almost one week ago at her residence in Kingston, Georgetown. Audrey Salmalay was said to be in her 90s. Police were Friday afternoon summoned to her residence at Barrack Street, Kingston, Georgetown. After neighbours did not see her lights turned on and at least one window opened, they ...

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Easter Monday fire leaves 15 homeless

An Easter Monday morning fire left 15 persons homeless in D’Andrade Street, Newtown, Georgetown. The cause of the fire was not immediately known, but one of the occupants said the fire started in an adjacent bedroom. No one was injured. The occupants included 11 children and four adults who all lived in the decades-old wooden house that fell several years ...

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Two fires leave 10 homeless

Ten persons are now homeless as a result of two fires. Fire Chief, Marlon Gentle says at about 3am on Saturday, firefighters responded to a call at Bent Street, Wortmanville, where a two-storey wooden house was ablaze. No one was injured, but eight persons were left homeless. Mr Gentle says investigators believe the fire was deliberately set by an occupant ...

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Tuschen man found dead in Georgetown

A 59-year-old man of Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo, collapsed and died last night in Georgetown. Divisional Police Commander, Edgar Thomas said based on documents found on the man, his name is Cyril Harold and he lived at 2414 Tuschen Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo. He says Harold was found lying on Haley Street near Hadfield Street at about 10:45 pm. ...

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Jealous ex-partner kills man at woman’s house

A woman’s “enraged” ex-partner stabbed to death her male friend with whom she was playing cards at her home Monday night, police said. The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Kyle Chase of Lot 234 McAllen Street, South Ruimveldt, Georgetown. Police said the alleged killer is a 24-year-old man of James and Victoria Streets, Albouystown. He suffered a wound to ...

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BREAKING: Occupant collapses, dies as fire engulfs house on Princes Street, Wortmanville

A tenant collapsed and subsequently died as he saw fire destroying the house in which he lived on Princes Street, Wortmanville, Georgetown. Dead is Garvin Northe. He is reportedly a driver at the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs. Eyewitnesses said Northe was returning home when he saw the house on fire. He collapsed and later died while receiving medical attention at ...

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Suspected bandit who attacked policeman with cutlass, accomplice arrested -police

Police Sunday morning arrested two men who allegedly robbed two foreigners of their mobile phones. One of the suspects also allegedly attacked a policeman with a cutlass while efforts were being made to arrest him. The incident occurred on Longden Street, Georgetown shortly before 10 o’clock Sunday morning. Police said the suspected robber, who aggressively attacked a policeman with a ...

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Updated: Water supply restored to Georgetown

Several areas of Georgetown are again receiving potable water from Saturday night, after workers spent several hours repairing a major pipe breakage on Church Street, Queenstown, Georgetown. “Following nonstop works since earlier today  (Saturday), the broken 16-inch transmission main at Church Street has been repaired as seen in the photos below,” the company said. GWI said it was expected to ...

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Magistrates’ Court tout shot dead during home invasion

A 53-year old man, who was a tout outside the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court, was early Saturday morning shot dead during a home invasion and robbery, relatives said. He has been identified as Darrell Breedy. Relatives said he was shot to his abdomen when he resisted armed bandits inside his home at 2037 Hummingbird Street, Festival City, North Ruimveldt, Georgetown. The ...

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Duo admit to killing elderly women in their home

Two men, Imran Khan and Stephen Andrews admitted to killing 89-year-old Constance Fraser and 77-year-old Phyllis Caesar former residents of South Road, when they appeared before Justice Sandel Kissoon on Tuesday in the High Court. They pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter. A third man, Phillip Sufferein, did not confess to the crime and he will face trial ...

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