Huntum's Ghut Murder: Arrested Men Released

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February 06, 2019 6:09 pm AST
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The three men who were arrested yesterday, February 6, in connection to the shooting death of Erran Charles in Huntum's Ghut on Sunday, February 3, have been released.

Police sources have indicated that following rounds of questioning by investigators, the men were released earlier today, February 7.

Police Investigations are ongoing.

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Three male adults were arrested in connection with the murder of Erran Charles, today, February 6, police said in a statement.

Charles was fatally wounded just after 9pm on Sunday near the Huntum's Ghut basketball court.

A 17 year-old male was also wounded during the incident. He is currently in a stable condition.

The officer leading the investigation, Detective Chief Inspector Neil Castle said although three persons were arrested in connection with this offense, inquiries are still ongoing.

He said that police still need help from members of the public.

“I would urge anybody with any information in relation to the shooting to contact the Major Crime Team at 368-9809 or 368-9342. Your calls will be treated in confidence," he added.

This is the first murder recorded for this year.
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