Home News Corentyne youth wanted for Anglican priest’s murder
Twenty-one-year-old Orlando Orin Armando Richards of Gibraltar Village, Corentyne, Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) is wanted by the Police for questioning in connection with the murder of Anglican priest George Chuck-A-Sang.
The lifeless body of the elderly man was discovered at his Lodge, Georgetown residence in December 2020.
It was reported that his daughter Renata Chuck-A-Sang had last spoken to him via a WhatsApp call on December 18, 2020, but on December 21, 2020, at about 15:00h, when she attempted to contact him, his mobile phone went unanswered.
This prompted her to visit his residence at the vicarage of the St Sidwell’s Anglican Church, but again she was unable to contact him. As a result, she went to the residence of the current priest, at North East La Penitence, Georgetown, and explained the situation.
Consequently, they return to her father’s residence and the priest opened the door to his office to give her access to the upper flat of the building.
The woman then made her way into the living quarters, where she discovered the body of her father, clad in a pair of white briefs, lying motionless on the floor.
Several stab wounds were visible on the retired priest’s body, and his forehead appeared to be swollen.
After over a month of probing, Police on Wednesday charged Rawle McPherson, 45, of Victoria, East Coast Demerara (ECD) and Mohanie Mohabir, 43, of Corentyne, Berbice with the murder of George Chuck-A-Sang.
The couple appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and were not required to plead. They were remanded to prison, and will return to court on February 25.
Meanwhile, anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of Orlando Orin Ormando Richards is asked to contact the Police on telephone numbers 226-6978, 225-8196; 226-2870; 226-7065, 911, or at the nearest Police station.
All information will be treated with the strictest confidence.