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The Guyana Police Force, on Saturday, continued its manhunt for 21-year-old Shaquawn Alleyne – the Lindener, who is alleged to have buried his girlfriend in a shallow grave at Wismar, Linden after shooting her to the head.
Commander of Region 10, Superintendent Hugh Winter, on Saturday, told Village Voice Newspaper that the search was on for Alleyne, who is commonly known by his street name “ISWE”.
“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 urged in a Wanted Bulletin issued on Friday.
It is alleged that been April 3 and April 30, Alleyne murdered his girlfriend – 21-year-old Shonette Dover, whose decomposed body was discovered in a shallow grave on Friday (April 30) at the back of a house the couple shared at Canvas City, Wismar, Linden.
Commander Winter along with his Admin Team and three pastors visited the family of Shonette Dover on Saturday to offer words of comfort. Minister of Home Affairs, Robeson Benn also paid the grieving family on Saturday.
Based on information received, investigators 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 at 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 murder of her sister, and then accompanied the prime suspect to his father to disclose what had happened. Together with the suspected killer, the 15-year-old 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 the teen’s 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. The 15-yr-old was placed into custody pending investigations as well as the suspect’s father.