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Guard confesses to killing waitress found in trench

first_imgPolice have secured a major breakthrough in the murder of 23-year-old waitress Marrisa Fraser as one of the three persons in custody has confessed.Dead: Marrisa FraserFraser’s partially nude body was discovered on Monday a short distance from a pool of blood, in a canal at Number Five Village, West Coast Berbice.Following the discovery, three men, one of whom is a security guard, were taken into custody. The 38-year-old security guard, who is from Fraser’s village, on Tuesday confessed to the murder, telling Police that he and the woman had shared a relationship. Guyana Times was told that the other suspects were a handyman and a taxi driver.Reports are that the taxi driver picked up Fraser about 21:30h on Saturday from her workplace. According to information disclosed to this publication, Fraser appeared to be under the influence before leaving with the driver. In confessing, the security guard allegedly told investigators that he saw Fraser having a drink with the taxi driver and at Rosignol Stelling Road, West Bank Berbice. He reportedly said that this enraged him, and he followed them. The guard said that he waited outside the bar and when she was leaving offered her a ride home. He told investigators an argument ensued, and he stabbed her with a pair of scissors.The guard’s confession comes against the now dead woman’s aunt alleging that there was an apparent struggle between the waitress and her attackers. The woman, Dolly Wayne, claimed that several persons may have attacked and sexually assaulted her niece.A woman, who lives a short distance from where the body was discovered, told this newspaper that at 06:30h on Monday morning, she saw a trail of blood in the centre of the street, which led to the village cemetery. The woman, however, explained that it was not until three hours later that a farmer saw the body in a corner of the canal that she realised that it might have been the dead woman’s blood.Police found a piece of scissors at the scene. Guyana Times was told that Fraser was stabbed behind the left elbow, left ear, left temple, on the left side of the neck, on the left side of the upper lip, on the right side of the face, thrice to the abdomen, to the left palm and to left breast.Fraser was last seen by her cousin after she went to a wedding in the next village.Police said that investigations were continuing.last_img read more

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16yearold gets 15year term for Lacey driveby

first_imgOLYMPIA — A 16-year-old has been given a 15-year sentence for his role in a drive-by shooting that wounded another teen in Lacey for what prosecutors called a “schoolyard beef.’Victor Torres pleaded guilty Tuesday in Thurston County Superior Court to assault charges.The Olympian reports that he’ll remain in the county juvenile jail until he’s 18 and then be transferred to a state prison.Prosecutors say he had been fighting with a 15-year-old and enlisted a friend with a gun to “hunt” the victim who was wounded in January in a leg.The 18-year-old who is accused of firing the shot, Terrell Fox, is scheduled for trial later this year on assault charges.last_img read more