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…ribs extracted for DNA analysis
Shonette Dover died from a single gunshot wound to he head, an autopsy revealed.
In a press release police said that at about 11:00 hours on Monday a Post Mortem was conducted on the body of Dover at Memorial Gardens Mortuary, Georgetown by Dr Nehaul Singh in the presence of police. The body was identified by the deceased’s father.
On conclusion, it was opined that the deceased died as a result of a single gun shot injury to the head.
The doctor also extracted three ribs from the body and handed over to the police to be analyzed for DNA identification. The body is presently lying at the said Memorial Gardens Funeral Home to be later handed over to the deceased family for burial.
Dover’s decomposed body was discovered by police investigators during the wee hours of last Friday morning at the back of a house, she and her 19-year-old boyfriend Shaquawn Alleyne shared at Canvas City, Wismar, Linden. Alleyne, the prime suspect in the murder investigation.
The police in a statement said 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 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.
Upon the discovery, the 15-yr-old was placed into custody pending investigations. The father of the suspect was arrested and placed in custody pending investigations.