Body of Kaneville teen found in trench

The lifeless body of a teenager was on Tuesday morning found in a trench at Craig, East Bank Demerara (EBD) with injuries to the head.

Dead: 18-year-old
Wayne Anthony George

The dead young man has been identified as 18-year-old Wayne Anthony George of Kaneville, East Bank Demerara.
Based on reports received, the body was discovered at about 07:40h with a cutlass and a bicycle in close proximity. The teenager was last seen at about 22:30h on Monday evening.
At the time of the discovery, blood was oozing from his nose and he had a visible wound to his head.
It is believed that the teen and a group of young men were involved in a confrontation on Monday evening. He would have reported same to his mother before leaving home later that night.
This was confirmed by Regional Commander, Senior Superintendent Kurleigh Simon who told Guyana Times that the teen’s body bore several marks of violence including his head, face and abdomen.
The Commander explained that based on informed received about a fight, the Police are on the hunt for those who were involved.
“He was involved in an altercation prior to his mother seeing him. He told his mother of the altercation and he left shortly after and went back on the road with a bicycle and a cutlass”.
Investigations are ongoing.