Victim was bleeding when body discovered – Police

first_imgAt the trial of Marlon Marion Freeman before Justice James Bovell-Drakes and a 12-member mixed jury at the Demerara High Court, Detective Corporal Collis Duke testified on Monday that he was stationed at the Matthew’s Ridge Police Station at the time of miner Timothy Adams’s murder.Dead: Timothy AdamsHe recalled that on the day in question he had travelled to Turtle Creek Road, where he examined the area and found an all-terrain (ATV) vehicle, CG 6335, facing north in a stationary position, and had observed the body of a male lying face down.He said he later learnt that the deceased was named Timothy Adams and had been a gold miner and dredge owner.Duke informed the jury that the man had on a jersey, brown three-quarter pants, and a pair of yellow slippers. Duke also recalled seeing on Adams a 10.3 cm wound, with what appeared to be blood oozing from it.The late Timothy Adams had reportedly met his demise while en route to a mining camp.Corporal Duke further recalled escorting the body to a district hospital. He testified that on December 27, 2013, he was present at the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) Mortuary, where Government Pathologist Dr. Nehaul Singh performed the Post Mortem Examination (PME) on Adams.The defendant Marlon Marion Freeman has denied that he was responsible for the murder of miner Timothy Adams, who was killed at Turtle Creek, Five Star Backdam, North West District on December 22, 2013.He is being represented by Defence Counsel Folio Richards, while State Counsels Lisa Cave and Mandell Moore are presenting the Prosecution’s case.The case continues before Justice Bovell-Drakes.last_img

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