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Dennery Man Faces Murder Charge

Tuesday 09th August, 2011. 


Dennery police have preferred a charge against 30-year-old, Pecus Alexander also known as Gary Alexander of Grand-Ravine, Dennery, for the murder of 32-year-old, Chester Mathurin a.k.a “Gaza” of La Pointe, Dennery, who was shot about 3:30pm, on Monday the 25th of July, 2011, on Church Street, Dennery.

According to reports, Mathurin was in an area on the aforesaid street when a car which was travelling in his direction, stopped next to him. Two men reportedly disembarked and one of them allegedly shot him in the abdomen. He was taken via ambulance to the Victoria Hospital where he was pronounced dead. A post mortem which was later performed revealed death by haemorrhagic shock, secondary to gunshot wounds.

Gary Alexander, who remains in police custody, is scheduled to appear in court on Monday the 8th of August, 2011.

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