Teen remanded to Juvenile Holding Centre for murder of 10-year-old boy


A male teenager was on Friday (today) remanded to the Sophia Juvenile Holding Centre, Georgetown, after being charged for the murder of 10-year-old Anthony Cort of “C” Field, Sophia, Greater Georgetown on March 11, 2021.

The 16-year-old suspect was hauled to the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court, East Coast Demerara (ECD), where he was charged with “murder in the course of furtherance of a felony” under Section 100 (1) (C) (i) of the Criminal Law (Offences) Act Chapter 8:01.

He was not required to plead to the charge and was subsequently remanded to the Sophia Juvenile Holding Centre. His matter was postponed to May 12, 2021.

The now dead 10-year-old boy was a student of the St Ambrose Primary School and was killed during the execution of a robbery in Sophia, Greater Georgetown.

Upto press time, there was no other arrest in connection with the crime, as investigations continue.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.