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The Guyana Police Force has issued a wanted bulletin for Shaquawn Alleyne – the prime suspect in the murder of 21-year-old Shonette Dover, whose decomposed body was discovered in a shadow grave at the back of a house the couple shared at Canvas City, Wismar, Linden.
Dover, who went missing on April 3, 2021, was reportedly murdered between April 3 and April 30, 2021.
“Anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of Shaquawn Alleyne is asked to contact the police on telephone numbers 444-3406, 444-3297, 444-3351, 444-3512 444-24429, 442-0759, 225-3650, 226-1928, 911 or the nearest police station,” the police said in a statement.
Alleyne, who is known as “ISWE,” is 19-years-old and a resident of Lot 555 One Mile, Wismar, Linden.
Alleyne is alleged to have shot his girlfriend in the head, while reportedly playing with a gun at the time.
According to the statement, the Police, based on information received, contacted Dover’s 15-year-old sister on Thursday at about 23:35 hours. At about 00:01hrs on Friday, detectives – in the presence of a Child Care and Probation Officer ať Wismar Police Station Criminal Investigation Department, subjected the 15-year-old to a video interview, during which she was told of an allegation, cautioned in accordance with the Judges Rules and provided a statement.
It is alleged that the 15-year-old witnessed the murdered of her sister, and then accompanied the prime suspect to his father to disclose what had happened. Collectively, they dug a hole aback the house where the victim was buried. The suspect then hid the gun.
In the wee hours of Friday morning, on her directions, ranks went into action and dug up the area about four feet down during which they stumbled upon the body of a female, partly decomposed.
Due to the decomposed state of the body, it was difficult to see any marks of violence on the most exposed parts of the body.
The 15-yr-old was placed into custody pending investigations. The father of the suspect was arrested and placed in custody pending investigations.