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Berbice men charged for killing 13-year-old

first_imgThe two men who have been accused of sexually assaulting and killing a teenager on the East Bank of Berbice were on Wednesday remanded to prison for the capital offence of murder.Hillary Edwards and Omardai Christopher appeared before Magistrate Alex MooreDead: Leonard Archibaldat the New Amsterdam Magistrate’s Court. It is alleged that between September 17 and September 23 at Sisters Village, East Bank Berbice, they murdered Leonard Archibald. They were, however, charged separately.Police Prosecutor, Inspector Godfrey Playter told the court that the Police needed more time to complete the file and as such, Magistrate Moore granted the required time and set December 8 as the next court date.The matter has been transferred to the Sisters Magistrate’s Court.Christopher is being represented by Attorney Arudranauth Gossai, while the number one accused Hillary Edwards was unrepresented.As the duo left the courtroom, a crowd gathered to get a glimpse of the men.Reports are on September 17 they lured the 13-year-old to a house where theyHillary Edwardslived and allegedly sodomised him. After the teen lost consciousness, he was bound and thrown into the Berbice River allegedly by the men.Two days later, Police arrested the two and on Friday last, they reportedly got a confession detailing the gruesome act, which was allegedly committed in a house three lots away from the Sisters Police Station.One week after Archibald went missing, his body was discovered at the KhotbradtOmardai Christopherforeshore three villages away in an advanced state of decomposition.He was laid to rest on Wednesday.last_img read more