first_imgCorentyne triple murderPolice in Berbice have arrested three more persons as they move closer to putting the pieces together on what led to the death of three Corentyne men last week.On Tuesday, members of the Major Crime Unit (MCU) following new leads, arrested the owner of the land at Cookrite Savannah, Black Bush Polder where the bodies were discovered. The rice farmer is also a licensed firearm owner. His shotgun was on Tuesday sent for ballistic testing following autopsies on the bodies on Monday.Pawan “Surish” Chandradeo, 37, died from shock and haemorrhaging following a laceration to the head and a fractured skull. Autopsies performed on the bodies of Jaikarran “Kevin” Chandradeo, 15, and Narish “Mice” Rooplall, 33, gave their cause of death as shock and haemorrhaging caused by a gunshot wound.Meanwhile, the licensed firearm owner and two of his workers were taken into custody on Tuesday. One of the workers reportedly had a relationship with the woman Pawan Chandradeo married on July 5, 2016.Chandradeo and the woman had four children together prior to their marriage, while the woman and one of the men in custody also share a child. However, that child lives in an orphanage.Police on Tuesday also released seven of the ten men who were in custody assisting with the investigation on $50,000 station bail each.The bodies of Pawan Chandradeo of Lot 163 Mibicuri Black Bush Polder; his son Jaikarran and his brother-in-law Rooplall, of Number 73 Village, Corentyne are expected to be laid to rest today.The men, who were discovered with a single gunshot each to the head, had gone on a fishing expedition which began at 15:00h on Thursday. They were expected back at about 3:00h on Friday. Also on the trip was another of Chandradeo’s sons, Alvin.The 13-year-old told investigators that he was instructed to wait at King’s Camp with the guard there. The instructions were given to him about 19:00h on Thursday.He reported that about 20:00h he heard what sounded like two gunshots, and later the rapid sound of what seemed to be four more.At daybreak, he left the camp in search of his father, brother and uncle. On his way, he met a man who told him that he had not seen his relatives and advised the teen to return to his home. (Andrew Carmichael)last_img

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