Kato-based policemen were killed after robbing Brazilians

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Kato-based policemen were killed after robbing Brazilians

Demerara Waves – Thursday October 18, 2012

The bodies of the two Kato-based policemen were Wednesday morning discovered at Echerak- one with pellet wounds to his back and the other burnt to his legs.

Police Chief of Criminal Investigations, Deputy Commissioner Seelall Persaud told Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com) that Constable Marlon Letlow was shot to his back with a shotgun.Constable Leadon Adrian Aaron was found a short distance away from a burning tree stump with his legs burnt, added the Crime Chief.

Persaud said investigators were on the ground verifying information that the policemen might have robbed a number of Brazilians who retaliated by killing them. Persaud noted that Letlow had a history of being involved in irregular activities. No one has been arrested.

The Guyana Police Force subsequently issued the following statement:   

During yesterday afternoon, Wednesday October 17, 2012, the bodies of Police Constables 19510 Marlon Letlow, 27 years, and 21320 Ledon Aaron, 25 years, were found at Paramakatoi, North Pakaraimas.

There were suspected gunshot wounds to the body of Constable Marlon Letlow, while the body of Constable Ledon Aaron was found a short distance away with the upper part partially burnt.

The two ranks who were stationed at the Kato Police Station had left on patrol duties on Sunday last on an ATV.

The service Carbine that had been uplifted by Constable Marlon Letlow was recovered along with eight rounds and eight spent shells.  The service .38 Revolver that had been uplifted by Constable Ledon Aaron has not been found.  The Force ATV was also recovered.

One spent 12 gauge shotgun cartridge was found at the scene.

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